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 Roles turned down by Olivia De Havilland:

Abe Lincoln in Illinois
RKO wanted to borrow De Havilland to play Ann Rutledge, but Warners would not loan her out.
Actor who got the part: Mary Howard

The Crusades
Before she made any pictures at Warner Brothers, Cecil B. De Mille met with De Havilland to play the role of Berengaria. But he felt the then 18 year old who had been in one professional play and 3 high school plays, was not experienced enough yet.
Actor who got the part: Loretta Young

No Sad Songs for Me
De Havilland was one of the two first choices for the role of Mary Scott, a dying mother who picks out her successor so that her daughter and husband won't be alone.
Actor who got the part: Margaret Sullavan

Did you know that Olivia De Havilland was not the only choice for these movies? (click to learn more)
» Anthony Adverse
» Gone with the Wind
» Lady in a Cage

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