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Classic Rip Torn

The news of the arrest of 78 year-old actor Rip Torn — crashed out in a Connecticut bank with a weapon — gives us a chance to review this classic little bit from 1968.

Beware the foul language, moms and dads, as Rip Torn and author Norman Mailer get into a nutty macho brawl, in a precursor to today’s “reality TV.”

As a Rip Torn bonus, here’s some video from last year, when he was arrested for crashing his car into a taxi (warning: contains inane commentary by low-rung celebrities):

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