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Phantom of the Opera (1943)
Chaney desperately wanted to play his actor-father's (Lon Chaney Sr.) most famous role in Universal's elaborate remake. the studio humoured him, even allowing him to pose on the Opera House set in his Frankenstein Monster makeup for photos, but he was never seriously considered.
Actor who got the part: Claude Rains

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