“Words and Pictures: A Conversation with Norman Mailer about Directing the Movie of His Own Novel, Tough Guys Don’t Dance.” Article by unidentified writer. Vanity Fair, October, 68, 72, 76. Mailer reveals here that Warren Beatty was his first choice to play Tim Madden in his film. He also speaks at length on the director’s relationship to his crew, comparing making a film with being in the army. See 1986 and 1987 entries.