The popular star was replaced as George Raft's leading lady.
Miriam Hopkins was the first choice to play saloon singer Lotta Morgan.
Miriam Hopkins was an early contender to play Scarlett O'Hara.
Rejected the role of the spoiled, flighty millionairess and runaway bride.
The film star and star of the stage version of the tale of the tempestuous Southern belle thought her contract specified that she would star in the movie version. It only said she would be "considered."
Did you know that Miriam Hopkins was not the only choice for these movies? (click to learn more)