Moran, the alleged real life mistress of producer Hal B. Wallis, was thought of, perhaps ironically or not, for the role of showgirl and likely mistress to Addison DeWitt, Miss Casswell, according to the book All About All About Eve.
Was set for the lead role opposite Bogart but her part was shrunk to nothing, the better to build up a new young beauty's career. Moran's career stalled.
Did you know that Dolores Moran was not the only choice for this movie? (click to learn more)