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Title The French connection I & II [(DVD) videorecording] / 20th Century Fox.

Publication Info. Beverly Hills, Calif. : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2001]
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult DVD Fiction  F FRE    AVAILABLE
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Description 3 videodiscs (104 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Five star collection.
System Details DVD.
Note Title from set container.
Widescreen format (aspect ratio 1.85:1).
Originally produced 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).
For specific features see interactive menu.
Language English (5.1 surround or stereo) or French (mono) language soundtrack with optional subtitles in English and Spanish ; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Cast I. Gene Hackman, Fernando Rey, Roy Scheider, Tony Lo Bianco, Marcel Bozzuffi. II. Gene Hackman, Fernando Rey, Bernard Fresson, Philippe Leotard.
Credits I. Director of photography, Owen Roizman ; film editor, Jerry Greenberg ; music, Don Ellis. II. Director of photography, Claude Renoir ; film editor, Tom Rolf ; music, Don Ellis.
Summary I. Two New York City narcotics detectives learn of a scheme to smuggle a large quantity of heroin inside an automobile being shipped from France. II. Gene Hackman returns in the role of hard-hitting detective Popoeye Doyle who travels to Marseilles in prusuit of the heroin dealers who he hit, but failed to kill in New York.
Awards Five Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Actor (Hackman).
Contents disc 1. French connection / a Philip D'Antoni production in association with Schine-Moore Productions ; produced by Philip D'Antoni ; directed by William Friedkin ; screenplay by Ernest Tidyman (104 min.) ; Scene specific commentary by Gene Hackman and Roy Scheider ; Director's commentary ; Original theatrical trailer -- disc 2. Making the connection : the untold stories : behind-the-scenes documentary ; Poughkeepsie shuffle : BBC documentary ; Deleted scenes documentary / hosted by William Friedkin ; Still gallery ; Trailers -- disc 3. French connection II / produced by Robert L. Rosen ; directed by John Frankenheimer ; screenplay by Alexander Jacobs and Robert Dillon & Laurie Dillon ; Bonus features include commentary by director John Frankenheimer ; additional commentary by Gene Hackman and producer Robert Rosen ; behind-the-scenes gallery ; storyboard gallery ; theatrical trailers.
Subject Drug control -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Police -- Videodiscs.
Genre Detective and mystery films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Friedkin, William.
D'Antoni, Philip.
Tidyman, Ernest.
Jacobs, Alexander.
Frankenheimer, John, 1930-2002.
Dillon, Robert.
Dillon, Laurie.
Hackman, Gene.
Rey, Fernando, 1917-1994.
Scheider, Roy.
Lo Bianco, Tony.
Bozzuffi, Marcel, 1929-1988.
Léotard, Philippe.
Moore, Robin, 1925-2008. French connection.
Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.
Schine-Moore Productions.
Added Title French connection one & two
French connection II
Standard No. 024543020684
Music No. 2002069 Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment (set)
2002068 Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment (set)
2002065 Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment (French connection)
2002572 Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment (French connection II)
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