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Show Boat (1936)
Russ Columbo was selected for the role by Universal Pictures studio boss Carl Lammelle, but unfortunately, Columbo was accidentally killed in 1934 during the film's preproduction; causing the film to be delayed 2 YEARS until the part was recast with Alan Jones.
Actor who got the part: Alan Jones

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