Caesar and Cleopatra. Comedy (revival). Also in cast: Helen Hayes
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One side of my face is gentle and kind, incapable of anything but love of my fellow man. The other side, the other profile, is cruel and predatory and evil, incapable of anything but the lusts and dark passions. It all depends on which side of my face is turned toward you--or the camera. It all depends on which side faces the moon at the ebb of the tide.
Played the title role in the play "Napoleon," but it ran for only 12 performances in 1928. Atwill made headlines when he verbally abused the critics who had panned the show from the stage.
Frequently portrayed doctors. More often than not the doctors would be guilty of a crime or would be mad scientists.