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A TV talk-show host who may have killed his wife finds himself being pursued by both the police and a gang of hoods.
'An American Dream' ... is a private nightmare of lust, violence and murder! ... where a bed is a battlefield and love is armed combat ...!
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Did You Know?
Director Robert Gist
had a small acting role in the 1958 film adaptation of Norman Mailer
's novel, The Naked and the Dead
(1958). "An American Dream" has been the only other Mailer novel filmed to date, though a number of other films have been based on Mailer's nonfiction books. See more
Stephen Richard Rojack
I never stopped thinking about you for a minute. Not even at the marriage ceremony. When the man said, "Do you take this woman as your wife?" a picture of you came into my mind.
I hope you slept in a big bed on your honeymoon. I wouldn't want to feel I crowded you.
Referenced in Lusting Hours
A Time for Love
Music by Johnny Mandel
Lyrics by Paul Francis Webster
Performed by Janet Leigh
(dubbed by Jackie Ward
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