Top choice to play chic "Milo Roberts," but Nina Foch's reading so impressed director Vincente Minnelli, Foch won the role.
Celeste was considered for the part of Lillian Farmer.
Celeste Holm had originated the role of Ado Annie on Broadway, but was not cast in the movie.
Did you know that Celeste Holm was not the only choice for these movies? (click to learn more)