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Rejected Roles of 1940
Click below to see which actors turned down roles in the best movies of 1940. 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 1940 Trivia:
Laurence Olivier in Waterloo Bridge?
Olivier wanted to perform opposite his wife Vivien Leigh in the movie, but MGM head Louis B. Mayer insisted that an MGM contract player play the role.

See who turned down these 1940 films:
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