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 Who was considered for Lady for a Day?

James Cagney
Columbia Studios wanted to borrow the great Warner Bros star to play rascally "Dave the Dude" in director Frank Capra's movie based on a Damon Runyon tale.
Actor who got the part: Warren William

Marie Dressler
Director Frank Capra wanted to borrow the sublime and earthy Dressler from MGM to play "Apple Annie" in his movie version of a Damon Runyon tale, but a deal could not be worked out.
Actor who got the part: May Robson

William Powell
The dashing, debonair MGM star was wanted by director Frank Capra to play "Dave the Dude," but a loanout could not be arranged.
Actor who got the part: Warren William

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