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The French Connection

Many movies are made in New York but not many of them have New York on their credits list. “New York City was not only an integral part of The French Connection,” explains Actor Sonny Grosso, “it was another character.” The movie follows two detectives as they traipse around the island from Ratner’s Restaurant to the Brooklyn Bridge. The crew even created an actual traffic jam on the Brooklyn Bridge in the famous final scene of the movie. Without NYC “this movie would have never been the same.”

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  • By dePaul Consiglio NYMetroCityState US – 09-15-08 at 12:18 pm

    French Connection is still to this day known to have the most incredible car chase scene ever. Even Special Agent Bill Mulderig portrayed by the actor Bill Hickman couldn’t get away from that one. This movie is so linked in that I would have to say it’s one of the greatest of all time. Except for the one about the Stolen Looto Tickets.
    Check out while your at it Robert Redford’s movie Three Days of The Condor and then you’ll be able to figure out what’s going on in YourHood
    Today.

    Thanks and Regards
    dePaul Consiglio

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The French Connection

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