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Screen tests shown include: Mia Farrow in The Sound of Music (1965) and for Peyton Place (1964); Ann-Margret for State Fair (1962); Patty Duke and Sharon Tate for Valley of the Dolls (1967); Raquel Welch with James Coburn for Our Man Flint (1966); Sean Connery for The Inn of the Sixth Happiness (1958) (a role which went to Curd Jürgens); Marlon Brando in test scenes for Viva Zapata! (1952) (20th Century Fox head Darryl F. Zanuck wanted to make sure if Brando was right for the part, so director Elia Kazan tested him just in case); A 1966 personality test for Dustin Hoffman which eventually landed him the lead role in The Graduate (1967); tests for Batman (1966) including Adam West and Burt Ward (Lyle Waggoner and Peter R.J. Deyell also appear in another series of tests); tests for the roles of the Von Trapp children and Captain Von Trapp for The Sound of Music (1965): Angela Cartwright (albeit in different wigs), Tisha Sterling, Kim Darby, and Christopher Plummer; A test to be used for foreign dubbing of The Sound of Music (1965) featuring Marni Nixon in a rare on-camera appearance; Mitzi Gaynor for South Pacific (1958); Candice Bergen for The Sand Pebbles (1966); Barbra Streisand costume tests for Hello, Dolly! (1969); tests for Hello, Dolly! (1969) including Danny Lockin, Sandy Duncan, Ann-Margret, and Jo Anne Worley.