History Trivia / TheManWhoWouldBeKing

26th Feb '17 10:38:42 AM nombretomado
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** This was originally going to be made in the 1950s, starring HumphreyBogart as Peachy and Creator/ClarkGable as Danny. Over the years, it was planned with Creator/BurtLancaster and Creator/KirkDouglas, then Creator/RichardBurton and Creator/PeterOToole. Creator/JohnHuston initially approached Creator/PaulNewman and Creator/RobertRedford to play the leads. Redford said the parts should be played by British actors, and suggested Connery and Caine instead.

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** This was originally going to be made in the 1950s, starring HumphreyBogart Creator/HumphreyBogart as Peachy and Creator/ClarkGable as Danny. Over the years, it was planned with Creator/BurtLancaster and Creator/KirkDouglas, then Creator/RichardBurton and Creator/PeterOToole. Creator/JohnHuston initially approached Creator/PaulNewman and Creator/RobertRedford to play the leads. Redford said the parts should be played by British actors, and suggested Connery and Caine instead.
10th Oct '16 11:00:45 AM CumbersomeTercel
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* PromotedFanboy: Creator/JohnHuston had been an avid fan of Creator/RudyardKipling since childhood.


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** Burton and O'Toole were also considered to play Creator/RudyardKipling.
10th Oct '16 10:56:21 AM CumbersomeTercel
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* DuelingStarsMovie: Sean Connery and Michael Caine.

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* DuelingStarsMovie: Sean Connery Creator/SeanConnery and Michael Caine.Creator/MichaelCaine.
* FakeBrit: The Canadian Creator/ChristopherPlummer as Creator/RudyardKipling.
* OneBookAuthor: Karroom Ben Bouih, who played the high priest Kafu-Selim, was 103 years old when he made his first and only film appearance. When he saw some of the footage, he declared that now he would live on forever.



* SavedFromDevelopmentHell: Creator/JohnHuston had been trying to make the film since the 1950s.



** This was originally going to be made in the 1950s, starring HumphreyBogart as Peachy and Creator/ClarkGable as Danny.
** Huston initially approached Creator/PaulNewman and Creator/RobertRedford to play the leads. Redford said the parts should be played by British actors, and suggested Connery and Caine instead.

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** This was originally going to be made in the 1950s, starring HumphreyBogart as Peachy and Creator/ClarkGable as Danny.
** Huston
Danny. Over the years, it was planned with Creator/BurtLancaster and Creator/KirkDouglas, then Creator/RichardBurton and Creator/PeterOToole. Creator/JohnHuston initially approached Creator/PaulNewman and Creator/RobertRedford to play the leads. Redford said the parts should be played by British actors, and suggested Connery and Caine instead.instead.
** Creator/ChristopherPlummer's Creator/RudyardKipling would have been dismissed early on by the producers but for Creator/SeanConnery's insistence that Plummer stay. Connery had even threatened to abandon the production if Plummer were not retained. The producers eventually relented.
29th Sep '15 10:10:24 AM fgenzo159
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* DuelingStarsMovie: Sean Connery and Michael Caine.
10th Dec '14 2:50:31 PM CaptainCrawdad
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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: This was originally going to be made in the 1950s, starring HumphreyBogart as Peachy and Creator/ClarkGable as Danny.

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This was originally going to be made in the 1950s, starring HumphreyBogart as Peachy and Creator/ClarkGable as Danny.
22nd Feb '14 2:00:46 AM m8e
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** Huston initially approached PaulNewman and RobertRedford to play the leads. Redford said the parts should be played by British actors, and suggested Connery and Caine instead.

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** Huston initially approached PaulNewman Creator/PaulNewman and RobertRedford Creator/RobertRedford to play the leads. Redford said the parts should be played by British actors, and suggested Connery and Caine instead.
26th Mar '13 7:55:51 PM Angeldeb82
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* RealLifeRelative: Roxanne is played by Shakira Caine, Michael's wife.
* WhatCouldHaveBeen: This was originally going to be made in the 1950s, starring HumphreyBogart as Peachy and Creator/ClarkGable as Danny.
** Huston initially approached PaulNewman and RobertRedford to play the leads. Redford said the parts should be played by British actors, and suggested Connery and Caine instead.
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