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7.  Maureen O'Hara was considered for the role but according to her autobiography, Richard Rogers objected.  O'Hara, a soprano, could have sung the part herself.  Her mother Marguerita was an opera singer.

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9 hours ago, chaya bat woof woof said:

5 Rita Morena played Tuptim (sp?) - she is Latino so nowadays people would object

9) The mixed race Dorothy Dandridge was the first choice for Tuptim, the slave girl.

But Dorothy turned it down on the advice of her boyfriend and mentor, director Otto Preminger.

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