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Casting might-have-beens : a film by film directory of actors considered for roles given to others

Author: Eila Mell
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Some acting careers are made by one great role and some fall into obscurity when one is declined. Would Al Pacino be the star he is today if Robert Redford had accepted the role of Michael Corleone in The Godfather? Imagine Tom Hanks rejecting Uma Thurman, saying that she acted like someone in a high school play when she auditioned to play opposite him in The Bonfire of the Vanities.
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Mell, Eila, 1968-
Casting might-have-beens.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2005
(OCoLC)607425194
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eila Mell
ISBN: 0786420170 9780786420179 9781476609768 1476609764
OCLC Number: 56590692
Description: vii, 342 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Responsibility: Eila Mell.

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This reference work lists hundreds of stories of actors who didn't get cast or who turned down certain parts. Each entry, organized alphabetically by film title, gives the character and actor cast,  Read more...

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