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It Happened One Night (1934)
 Who was considered for It Happened One Night?

Constance Bennett
Turned down the runaway bride role for which Claudette Colbert won an Oscar.
Actor who got the part: Claudette Colbert

Bette Davis
Bette Davis wanted to appear in It Happened One Night but her studio Warner Bros wouldn't release her to go to Columbia Pictures to make it.
Actor who got the part: Claudette Colbert

Miriam Hopkins
Rejected the role of the spoiled, flighty millionairess and runaway bride.
Actor who got the part: Claudette Colbert

Carole Lombard
Turned down the role of the runaway bride and heiress.
Actor who got the part: Claudette Colbert

Myrna Loy
Turned down the role of the runaway heiress and bride.
Actor who got the part: Claudette Colbert

Fredric March
Spurned the role of reporter "Peter Warne" in what went on to become a classic, multiple Oscar-winning hit screwball comedy.
Actor who got the part: Clark Gable

Robert Montgomery
Turned down the role of "Peter Warne," the newsman who chases the runaway bride. It won Gable an Oscar.
Actor who got the part: Clark Gable

Margaret Sullavan
Turned down the role of the spoiled runaway bride-to-be.
Actor who got the part: Claudette Colbert



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