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 Roles turned down by Edward G. Robinson:

The Petrified Forest
Star Leslie Howard refused to do the movie version of the stage hit unless his Broadway co-star Bogart repeated his role.
Actor who got the part: Humphrey Bogart

Planet of the Apes (1968)
The great star was the original choice to play "Dr. Zaius" and filmed a scene in makeup with Charlton Heston, but pulled out because he didn't feel his health was up to the rigors of performing daily under heavy ape makeup.
Actor who got the part: Maurice Evans

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