Declined the role of Ado Annie in the Rodgers and Hammerstein movie musical.
Betty Hutton was fired from this comeback film.
Betty Hutton was second choice after Judy Garland for the part of Georgia Garrett, but had to withdraw due to pregnancy.
Hutton was replaced by Veronica Lake.
Betty Hutton walked out on her Paramount contract in 1952 after they refused to allow her husband choreographer Charles O'Curran to direct this film, which was never made.
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