Alfred Hitchcock screened footage of popular Universal contract star Dee to see whether she might be groomed and molded into a Hitchcock leading lady.
Dee was set to co-star with Joanne Woodward in the drama, but Woodward became pregnant and the film was re-cast.
Cast opposite Warren Beatty in a film set in 'Sixties London, Dee was quickly replaced.
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