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Maidstone (1970)

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Norman T. Kingsley, famous movie director, runs for President.



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Credited cast:
Norman T. Kingsley
Raoul Rey O'Houlihan
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Paul Austin
Joy Bang ...
Joy Broom
Ann Barry
Beverly Bentley ...
Chula Mae Kingsley
Eddie Bonette
Steve Borton
Robert Byrne
Jean Campbell ...
Jeanne Cardigan
Paul Carroll
Lang Clay
Harold Conrad
Lee Cook ...
Billy Copley


Norman T. Kingsley, famous movie director, runs for President.

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Will Norman Mailer turn the White House into a bawdy house?







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The fight between Norman Mailer and Rip Torn was real. Torn was outraged with Mailer's direction and attacked Mailer with a hammer. Mailer bit Torn's ear during the fight and the blood shed by both is real. See more »


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Not the most wretched movie ever made, but close
11 March 2002 | by (Columbia, South Carolina, USA) – See all my reviews

This film can be considered significant only as a tribute to Norman Mailer's monumental ego. It is a total bore, and there is hardly anything memorable about it. The only thing that is memorable is a scene in which Rip Torn unexpectedly bites Mailer on the ear, hard enough to draw blood. This causes Mailer and Torn to come out of character and have a real confrontation, in which Beverly Bentley, Mailer's wife at the time, inserts herself. Other than that, completely forgettable.

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