The King Can Do No Wrong. Melodrama. Written by Frank S. Merlin. Directed by Frank S. Merlin. Theatre Masque: 16 Nov 1927- Nov 1927 (closing date unknown/13 performances). Cast: Lionel Atwill
(as "Baron Reus"), Edward De Tisne (as "His Majesty, the King"), Ellen Dorr (as "Kitty Ware"), Leonard Doyle (as "Casper"), Larry ...
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(In 1934) Frankly I've had my fill of art, It's all very well in its way, but there's an entirely different fascination to pictures that I haven't gotten over yet. No doubt I never will. It may be a little childish, but the sheer mechanical ingenuity of the whole thing gets under my skin the way a mechanical toy fascinates a boy.
Atwill had bad luck with his homes. A $42.000 mansion burned to the ground in the California fires of October 1935, and a December 1936 coastal storm undermined two of Atwill's homes which slid into the ocean along with $12,000 worth of antique furniture. The actor's Maryland estate, which had served as a honeymoon retreat for the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, was burglarized twice in August 1937.
Frequently portrayed doctors. More often than not the doctors would be guilty of a crime or would be mad scientists.