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 Roles turned down by Paul Muni:

Dracula (1931)
Paul Muni had made "Scarface" for Universal,which was a big hit. He was offered "Dracula" but declined.
Actor who got the part: Bela Lugosi

High Sierra
The top star and well-respected actor turned down the chance to play what could have been another of his greatest roles.
Actor who got the part: Humphrey Bogart

The Pawnbroker
The great star of films and stage was pursued by director Sidney Lumet to play the pawnbroker who had persecuted by Nazis. Muni declined the role that earned Rod Steiger an Oscar nomination in what was to become a classic film.
Actor who got the part: Rod Steiger

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