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 Who was considered for The Man with The Golden Arm?

Lauren Bacall
Bacall turned down this role as she was not offered enough money; she later regretted it.
Actor who got the part: Eleanor Parker

Marlon Brando
Marlon Brando was offered the role at the same time as Frank Sinatra, who accepted before Brando could respond.
Actor who got the part: Frank Sinatra

John Garfield
John Garfield was originally attached to star but died before production could begin.
Actor who got the part: Frank Sinatra

William Holden
William Holden was considered to star. Holden had worked previously with director Otto Preminger on the Moon Is Blue.
Actor who got the part: Frank Sinatra



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