Letter to the editor, Contact (San Francisco) 1, pp. 97–98. Mailer responds to a request for a review of the film version of The Naked and the Dead (48.2) by noting that he doesn’t have time. He offers instead his letter to the New York Post (58.3) about his disagreements with the film’s director. Contact publishes Mailer’s note and the New York Post letter. See Mailer’s reaction to the film, 13.2, 240.