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Rejected Roles of 1939
Click below to see which actors turned down roles in the best movies of 1939. Where does this sort of trivia come from? Movie fans from around the world submit this trivia to us from TV interviews, books, magazine articles, DVD commentary, and other Hollywood and entertainment sources around the Internet.

Featured 1939 Trivia:
Katharine Hepburn in Dark Victory?
According to Rudy Behlmer's Memo from David O. Selznik, RKO was going to buy the rights for the play to make a movie with Hepburn in 1935. The play was later sold to Warner Brothers and Davis was cast as Judith Traherne instead.

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