Roles turned down by Hedy Lamarr:
First choice to play the beautiful temptress Dona Sol, but MGM refused to loan her out to 20th Century Fox.
Actor who got the part: Rita Hayworth
Another unrealised Lamarr project. This time she was set to play Helen and Mary Queen of Scots.
Turned down the role of "Paula."
Actor who got the part: Ingrid Bergman
Turned down the lead role of the alluring mystery woman.
Actor who got the part: Gene Tierney
The actress was set to portray Helen of Troy, the Empress Josephine and a character called Genevieve. However, it was another unrealised project.
Turned down the role of the vain, aging beauty.
Actor who got the part: Bette Davis
To be filmed in Great Britain, the project did not get off the ground.
Did you know that Hedy Lamarr was not the only choice for these movies? (click to learn more)