Re: Why Did Gene drop Christopher Pike?
I hadn't heard of the auditions. I read the Wiki article on the film a few weeks back, so must have missed it.
But Edd Byrnes
?!! I admit there might have been a resemblance, but audiences of the day would only have seen Kookie from 77 Sunset Strip. It's like the George Reeves Syndrome.
Dr. Howard, Dr. Fine, Dr. Howard: For duty and humanity! --Men in Black (1934)