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The Music Man (1962)
 Who was considered for The Music Man?

Barbara Cook
Cook was considered to repeat her Tony winning role of Marion the Librarian, but Jones was considered a movie star and Cook had not made any movies. Cook was hurt by this for many years.
Actor who got the part: Shirley Jones

Jay North
The young actor, who became famous on TV's "Dennis the Menace" was in hot contention for the role of Winthrop.
Actor who got the part: Ronnie Howard

Frank Sinatra
Sinatra was the studio's top choice to play "Harold Hill" in the movie version of the Broadway smash hit.
Actor who got the part: Robert Preston



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