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The popular star was replaced as George Raft's leading lady.
Actor who got the part: Carole Lombard

Come and Get It
Miriam Hopkins was the first choice to play saloon singer Lotta Morgan.
Actor who got the part: Frances Farmer

Gone with The Wind
Miriam Hopkins was an early contender to play Scarlett O'Hara.
Actor who got the part: Vivien Leigh

It Happened One Night
Rejected the role of the spoiled, flighty millionairess and runaway bride.
Actor who got the part: Claudette Colbert

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."
Actor who got the part: Bette Davis

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» Carrie (1952)
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