Annals of Crime #54


Original Caption:

New York -- Accused of stabbing his wife in a wordless rage after a beatnik party, novelist Norman Mailer, 37, was ordered sent to Bellevue Hospital for observation. A psychiatrist's report described Mailer as suffering from acute paranoia with homicidal tendencies. Mrs. Adele Mailer, 35, was in critical condition at the hospital after being stabbed twice with a pen knife, Nov.20th. (1960)

6 comments:

R.H. said...
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R.H. said...

Bugger it.

R.H. said...

Homicidal tendencies? Is that all?
Well thank goodness they're not intentions.

My rages are all wordy.

anodyne Brownie said...

in An American Dream his description of a chanteuse and 'When the deep purple falls ... " made me love him

but really ...

'a beatnik party' ?

Julie said...

Damn beatniks...always a bad influence!

rookgaroo said...

Well all reet, all root, all right...