Comedy actor, director, US
Frank Sinatra got the part
Director: Hal Walker. Also starred Jimmie Dundee, Dick Stabile & Tommy Farrell. Plot: Alvin Corwin (Lewis) is low man on the totem pole, and goes from one mishap to another at an army training camp in World War II.
Director: Norman Taurog. Also starred Barbara Bates, Joseph Calleia & Fred Clark. Plot: Although gifted golfer Harvey Miller (Lewis) is too nervous to golf in public tournaments, he acts as coach and caddy for friend Joe Anthony (Martin).
Director: Martin Scorsese. Also starred Sandra Bernhard, Shelley Hack & Ed Herlihy. Plot: Aspiring comic Rupert Pupkin (De Niro) wants to achieve success in showbiz, by resorting to stalking his idol, a late night talk show host who craves his own privacy. Won BAFTA Film Award