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 Roles turned down by George Cukor:

Gone with The Wind
George Cukor left the production as director. There are numerous versions as to why, including Cukor's friction with producer David O. Selznick, and star Clark Gable.
Actor who got the part: Victor Fleming

The renowned director left the project in part due to the long preproduction delays on the movie version of the Broadway musical hit.
Actor who got the part: Gene Saks

The Seven Year Itch
Was the first choice to direct the film version of the hit Broadway play.
Actor who got the part: Billy Wilder

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» My Fair Lady
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