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Mailer & the Harvard Film Archive

In October 2008, The Norman Mailer Estate donated their film holdings to the Harvard Film Archive in Cambridge, MA. Comprising of over fifty boxes of material, including the original negatives and outtakes from Mailer’s films Wild 90 (1967), Beyond the Law (1968), and Maidstone (1971), the collection is currently being cataloged and prepared for future…

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The Maidstone Brawl

This is the infamous clip of the ten-minute brawl between Norman Mailer and Rip Torn in the film Maidstone. According to Wikipedia: as the camera rolled, Torn struck Mailer in the head with a hammer, intending to “kill his character.” Mailer’s scalp opened up, and a vicious fight ensued. With the camera still rolling, Torn…

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NM on Charlie Rose

I posted a new link on the lower right of the front page to Charlie Rose’s web site. It shows all the interviews that he has had with Norman Mailer. The hours worth of video span over 10 years, from 1995 to 2008, including a memorial for those who died in 2007.