Appeared (as "Sidney"; final Broadway role) in "A Hole in the Head" on Broadway. Comedy. Written by Arnold Schulman
. Scenic Design by Boris Aronson
. Directed by Garson Kanin
. Plymouth Theatre: 28 Feb 1957-13 Jul 1957 (156 performances). Cast: David Burns (as "Max"), Louise Erickson
(as "Tina"), Lee Grant
(as "Mrs. Rogers"), ...
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The studio camera man enjoys working with me. You know why? It's because he doesn't have to worry about my bad angle -- they'e all bad. He doesn't have to fuss with the lights or anything, because nothing he could do could make me look better. I'm a cinch for the make-up men too. They figure nothing can be done, so that's what they do.
, while writing the script of The Apartment
(1960) with his collaborator I.A.L. Diamond
, intended the part of Jeff D. Sheldrake to be played by Douglas in the film. Douglas was cast in the role, but unfortunately, passed away before shooting began. Wilder then re-cast the role of the caddish Mr. Sheldrake with Fred MacMurray
, who had played a somewhat similar character in Wilder's