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The Garden of Allah (1936)
 Who was considered for The Garden of Allah?

George Brent
Considered for the romantic leading role of the renegade monk.
Actor who got the part: Charles Boyer

Noel Coward
Considered and screentested by producer David O. Selznick to play the role of the errant monk.
Actor who got the part: Charles Boyer

Joan Crawford
Crawford was in line to star in the film when it was to be directed by George Cukor. Neither made the film.
Actor who got the part: Marlene Dietrich

Robert Donat
Considered and screentested for the role of the monk.
Actor who got the part: Charles Boyer

Maurice Evans
Screentested for the role of the errant monk in this lavish romantic epic.
Actor who got the part: Charles Boyer

Jean Gabin
The great French film star was considered for the role of the renegade monk.
Actor who got the part: Charles Boyer

Fredric March
Considered to play the monk who falls in love with the sheltered heiress.
Actor who got the part: Charles Boyer

Ivor Novello
The handsome British heartthrob of stage, film and theater was considered and tested for the role of the monk.
Actor who got the part: Charles Boyer

Merle Oberon
The exotic star was originally in line to play the sheltered heiress who falls in love with a monk who is hiding his past. Producer David O. Selznick paid off Oberon.
Actor who got the part: Marlene Dietrich

Laurence Olivier
Producer David O. Selznick considered him for the role of the renegade monk.
Actor who got the part: Charles Boyer

Vincent Price
Screentested and considered by mighty producer David O. Selznick for the role of the handsome monk.
Actor who got the part: Charles Boyer

Basil Rathbone
Rathbone screentested for the role of the renegade monk in producer David O. Selznick's romantic desert epic.
Actor who got the part: Charles Boyer

Gilbert Roland
Originally cast as the renegade monk who falls in love with a cloistered heiress.
Actor who got the part: Charles Boyer

Robert Taylor
Considered for the role of the monk in this lush romantic epic.
Actor who got the part: Charles Boyer



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