Montgomery Royle

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George Arliss played this classical pianist in the silent 1922 film The Man Who Played God and its 1932 sound remake, where he was ever so slightly renamed Montgomery ROYALE. After being deafened by a bomb and learning to lip-read, he gives up his musical career and his fiancée in favor of helping people. Fun fact: the 1932 version was Bette Davis's first starring role.

Boris Karloff played Royle in a "The Man Who Played God" episode (4/25/1957) of drama television series Lux Video Theatre.