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Jeanne Crain
 Roles turned down by Jeanne Crain:

All About Eve
Miss Crain was one of the actresses considered to portray the two-faced Eve.
Actor who got the part: Anne Baxter

Carrie (1952)
Miss Crain was forever wounded when Fox refused to loan her to star opposite Laurence Olivier in this adaptation of Theodore Dreiser's "Sister Carrie."
Actor who got the part: Jennifer Jones

I'd Climb The Highest Mountain
Pregnancy caused her to withdraw for this project which had been meant for her.
Actor who got the part: Susan Hayward

The Idol
Jeanne turned down the role of Carol, an attractive middle-aged woman who has an affair with a much younger man because, she said, "I have children that age!"
Actor who got the part: Jennifer Jones

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
Crain was thought of for the role of Katie Nolan, but was much too young for the role and was not chosen.
Actor who got the part: Dorothy McGuire

With a Song in My Heart
One of the two final contenders (the winner was Susan Hayward) to portray Jane Froman. Miss Froman chose Hayward whose "looks she preferred."
Actor who got the part: Susan Hayward

You're My Everything
Pregnancy kept Jeanne Crain from teaming again with Dan Dailey in this musical drama.
Actor who got the part: Anne Baxter






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