Dick Shawn was reportedy being considered for the "lead role" (unspecified) in July, 1966.
Among the actors originally considered for the title role were Dick Shawn and Andy Griffith.
Dick Shawn and Jim Backus appear in a stage number singing the title song.
Dick Shawn - An actor/comedian/singer who was born Richard Schulefand.
It stars James Coburn and Dick Shawn.
If comics are required for the part, Steve Martin would have been more suitable or, better yet, the late Dick Shawn.
Dick Shawn (December 1, 1923 - April 17, 1987) was an American actor and comedian.
Dick Shawn was 63.
Released by 20th Century Fox, the film stars Dick Shawn and Diane Baker.
Mostel switched Wilder's place card with Dick Shawn's, allowing Wilder to sit at the main table.