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His Girl Friday (1940)
 Who was considered for His Girl Friday?

Jean Arthur
Howard Hawks got a big 'turn down' from the superb Jean Arthur when he offered her the role of the motor-mouthed newspaper reporter.
Actor who got the part: Rosalind Russell

Claudette Colbert
Colbert turned down the great role of the about-to-be-married newspaper reporter in what turned out to be a classic comedy.
Actor who got the part: Rosalind Russell

Irene Dunne
The brilliant and versatile major star turned down the role of the fast-talking newspaper reporter.
Actor who got the part: Rosalind Russell

Carole Lombard
Director Howard Hawks offered the brilliant, beautiful actress the role of reporter "Hildy Johnson," but she turned it down.
Actor who got the part: Rosalind Russell

Ginger Rogers
Turned down master director Howard Hawks' offer of the role of snappy, hard-bitten reporter "Hildy Johnson."
Actor who got the part: Rosalind Russell



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