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Title The French connection [videorecording] / Twentieth Century Fox presents ; a Philip D'Antoni production ; in association with Schine-Moore Productions ; screenplay by Ernest Tidyman ; produced by Philip D'Antoni ; directed by William Friedkin. French connection II / Twentieth Century Fox presents ; a John Frankenheimer film ; produced by Robert L. Rosen ; story by Robert Dillon & Laurie Dillon ; screenplay by Alexander Jacobs and Robert Dillon & Laurie Dillon ; directed by John Frankenheimer.

Imprint Beverly Hills, Calif. : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2010]

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    FRE    DUE 06-01-20
Description 2 videodiscs (223 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally released as motion pictures in 1971 and 1975.
Based on the book by Robin Moore (1st film) ; based on a story by Robert Dillon and Laurie Dillon (2nd film).
Credits French connection: Director of photography, Owen Roizman ; film editor, Jerry Greenberg ; music, Don Ellis. French connection II: Director of photography, Claude Renoir ; film editor, Tom Rolf ; music, Don Ellis.
Cast French connection: Gene Hackman, Fernando Rey, Roy Scheider, Tony Lo Bianco, Marcel Bozzuffi. French connection II: Gene Hackman, Fernando Rey, Bernard Fresson, Cathleen Nesbitt, Philippe Leotard.
Summary French conneciton: Two New York City narcotics detectives learn of a scheme to smuggle a large quantity of heroin inside an automobile being shipped from France. French connection II: Detective Popeye Doyle travels to Marseilles in pursuit of the heroin dealers he hit, but failed to kill in New York.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation ; Dolby Digital.
Language Closed captioned.
Awards The French connection: five Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Actor (Hackman).
Subject New York (N.Y.). Police Dept. -- Drama.
Drug control -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Genre/Form Police films.
Detective and mystery films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Friedkin, William.
D'Antoni, Philip, 1929-
Tidyman, Ernest.
Jacobs, Alexander, 1927-1979.
Frankenheimer, John, 1930-2002
Dillon, Robert.
Dillon, Laurie.
Ellis, Don. Composer.
Hackman, Gene.
Rey, Fernando, 1917-1994.
Scheider, Roy.
Lo Bianco, Tony.
Bozzuffi, Marcel, 1929-1988.
Fresson, Bernard, 1931-2002.
Nesbitt, Cathleen, 1888-1982.
Léotard, Philippe.
Moore, Robin, 1925-2008. French connection.
Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.
Schine-Moore Productions.
Note Title on container: French connection ; French Connection II : double feature
Added Title French connection II.
Standard No. 024543674702

 
    
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