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					                     Queen's University Archives Moving Image Description

Queen's Locator #                                            Accession #       2006-068


Fonds               Richard Leiterman fonds                                       Series

Title               Norman Mailer v. Fun City, USA / Norman Mailer : 51 st State

Produced by         Dick Fontaine
                                                                                   Production
Directed by         Richard Leiterman and Dick Fontaine                            Date            1969

Length              00:50:05                                                     Medium          16mm/dvd
                    Documentary following Norman Mailer in his 1969 campaign for Mayor of New York. Mailer ran
Summary             unsuccessfully as an independent for Mayor of New York City, allied with columnist Jimmy Breslin
                    (who ran for City Council President), proposing New York City secession and creating a 51st state.

                    Includes footage of: Mailer and Breslin on the streets talking to constituents; recording radio
                    advertisements; in Harlem in front of the Apollo; Mailer-Breslin Headquarters in Brooklyn;
                    architectural plan, rendered in lego pieces, for the City of New York; Mailer and Breslin watching the
                    results come in; thank you speech after loss is official.


                    Photography: Richard Leiterman
                    Edited by: Dick Fontaine, John Fahey Reilly
                    Executive Producer: Robert Albert
                    Co-Production: Tattoist International, Trans Atlantic Films, BBC

                    Copyright: Trans Atlantic Film and Distribution Company Ltd




Copy Available      DVD copy available
Condition           Film components not to be used unless necessary.

				
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