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 Who was considered for Goodbye, Mr. Chips?

Ursula Andress
Ursula Andress was considered to play the lead role.
Actor who got the part: Petula Clark

Richard Burton
Audrey Hepburn was first announced to co-star with Richard Burton in a screen musical adaptation of the classic 1939 film.
Actor who got the part: Peter O'Toole

Samantha Eggar
The beautiful Oscar-nominated redhead was considered to star in the film after the first choice, Audrey Hepburn, declined.
Actor who got the part: Petula Clark

Audrey Hepburn
She was initially considered for the role, particularly because of chemistry working with O'Toole (How to steal a million), and success in a musical such as My Fair Lady. Herbert Ross, director, and herself, turned the idea down.
Actor who got the part: Petula Clark

Lee Remick
Remick was cast to star opposite Richard Burton, who was eventually replaced by Peter O'Toole. MGM, after deciding that this musical remake needed am accomplished singer, dropped Remick in favor of Petula Clark.
Actor who got the part: Petula Clark

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