Arthur Kennedy

  1. Humphrey Bogart, Casablanca, 1941
  2. Dewey Martin, The Big Sky, 1951.    The Grey Fox, Howard Hawks, paid $30,000for the rights to AB Guthrie Jr’s Western saga and first considered Kennedy and Gary Cooper for “the love story” of Boone and the older Jim. They became Martin and Kirk Douglas.
  3. Robert Ryan, The Wild Bunch, 1968. 
  4. MacDonald Carey, End of the World,1977.     Newly installed in Hollywood at the suggestion of Billy Wilder and Richard Widmark, Christopher Lee aimed to avoid horror vehiclesand was “conned’ in to this Z sf number, on the promise of co-starring with vets like Kennedy, Richard Basehart, John Carradine, José Ferrer. “That’s all right by me. But it turned out it was a complete lie.”


 Birth year: 1914Death year: 1990Other name: Casting Calls:  4