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A Place in The Sun (1951)
 Who was considered for A Place in The Sun?

Barbara Bel Geddes
Initially thirty actresses were considered for the role of Alice, Geddes was one of them.
Actor who got the part: Shelley Winters

Gloria Grahame
Gloria Grahame was the first choice of director George Stevens for the role of Alice Tripp, but Howard Hughes (who ran RKO at the time) would not loan her out. She always felt Shelley Winters did a great job.
Actor who got the part: Shelley Winters

Angela Lansbury
Lansbury was one of the thirty actresses considered by the director, George Stevens, for the role of Alice Tripp.
Actor who got the part: Shelley Winters

June Lockhart
Lockhart was another of the starlets considered for the role of frumpy Alice Tripp. Shelley Winters won the role and an Oscar nomination.
Actor who got the part: Shelley Winters

Donna Reed
Reed was one of many actresses considered for the role of frumpy factory girl Alice Tripp.
Actor who got the part: Shelley Winters

Audrey Totter
Director George Stevens meant the role of "Alice Tripp" to be played by Totter, but MGM would not loan her out.
Actor who got the part: Shelley Winters

Jane Wyatt
Wyatt was one of 30 actresses considered for the role of tragic Alice Tripp.
Actor who got the part: Shelley Winters



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