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“His Brilliant (New) Career?” Article-interview by Daphne Merkin. Photographs by Adam Bartos. American Film, October, 42-49. In this insider piece, which captures the mood of the shoot better than any other, Merkin gets comments on the set of Tough Guys Don’t Dance, not only from Mailer, but from set designer Armin Ganz, the mixer, Drew Kunin, the makeup artist, Don, the costume designer, Michael Kaplan, and actors Lawrence Tierney, Ryan O’Neal, Debra Sandlund and Frances Fisher. She also reveals that the film used six interior sets, 59 locales, and had a crew of 97. See 84.17, 1986 and 1987 entries.