Cinema: The New Pictures: Feb. 22, 1932

The Man Who Played God (Warner). The crucial moment in this picture arrives when George Arliss, standing on the balcony of his Manhattan apartment, peers down into Central Park with spy glasses applied to his melancholy eyes which, in private life, are aided only by a monocle. Arliss is a celebrated pianist, indignant because deafness has made impractical the pursuit of his art. While cursing the deity and contemplating suicide, he has learned to read lips so adroitly that he can do it with field glasses. Looking into Central Park, he spies out...

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