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The Man Who Played God (1932) was a Drama - Romance Film directed by John G. Adolfi and produced by Jack L. Warner and Darryl F. Zanuck.

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New From Warner Archive: Bette Davis Breaks out in The Man Who Played God (1932)

By KC on Oct 9, 2014 From Classic Movies

After an unsatisfying six film run with Universal Studios, 22-year-old Bette Davis thought she was through in Hollywood. Her contract had not been renewed by the studio, and she was preparing to return to New York, and the stage, when she received an offer to play opposite the much-respected George ... Read full article

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Fred Howard, who was not seen in movie despite his onscreen credit, is also omitted from an extensive cast list in the New York Times review of 11 February 1932.
Although George Arliss is credited by that name in the cast list, he is also credited as 'Mr. George Arliss' above the title.
This was the first movie Bette Davis made under her contract to Warner Bros., the studio under which she did most of her best known work of the 1930s and '40s. Her earlier six films were made for Universal, who let her go after one year of lackluster performances.
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Also directed by John G. Adolfi

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Also produced by Jack L. Warner

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Also released in 1932

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