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Making the Connection: Untold Stories of 'The French Connection'

Plot: The exciting story of the making of William Friedkin's The French Connection (1971), hosted by former NYPD detective Sony Grosso, who inspired the character of Buddy 'Cloudy' Russo, played in the film by actor Roy Scheider.
Release Date: Tuesday, September 25 2001
22 years ago
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Portrait of Sonny GrossoSonny Grosso
Self - Host
Sonny Grosso was
71 in Making the Connection: Untold Stories of 'The French Connection'.
Mon, Jul 21 1930 –
Wed, Jan 22 2020
Portrait of William FriedkinWilliam Friedkin
Self
William Friedkin was
66 in Making the Connection: Untold Stories of 'The French Connection'.
Thu, Aug 29 1935 –
Mon, Aug 07 2023
Portrait of Edwin TorresEdwin Torres
Self
Edwin Torres was
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Portrait of Tony Lo BiancoTony Lo Bianco
Self
Tony Lo Bianco was
64 in Making the Connection: Untold Stories of 'The French Connection'.
Mon, Oct 19 1936
Portrait of Lora MitchellLora Mitchell
Self
Lora Mitchell was
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Portrait of Eddie EganEddie Egan
Self (archive footage)
Eddie Egan would have been no older than
65 in Making the Connection: Untold Stories of 'The French Connection'.
Fri, Jan 03 1930 –
Sat, Nov 04 1995
Portrait of Gene HackmanGene Hackman
Self
Gene Hackman was
71 in Making the Connection: Untold Stories of 'The French Connection'.
Thu, Jan 30 1930
Portrait of Philip D'AntoniPhilip D'Antoni
Self
Philip D'Antoni was
72 in Making the Connection: Untold Stories of 'The French Connection'.
Tue, Feb 19 1929 –
Sun, Apr 15 2018
Portrait of Richard D. ZanuckRichard D. Zanuck
Self
Richard D. Zanuck was
66 in Making the Connection: Untold Stories of 'The French Connection'.
Thu, Dec 13 1934 –
Fri, Jul 13 2012
Portrait of Robin MooreRobin Moore
Self
Robin Moore was
75 in Making the Connection: Untold Stories of 'The French Connection'.
Sat, Oct 31 1925 –
Thu, Feb 21 2008
Portrait of Owen RoizmanOwen Roizman
Self
Owen Roizman was
65 in Making the Connection: Untold Stories of 'The French Connection'.
Tue, Sep 22 1936 –
Fri, Jan 06 2023
Portrait of Roy ScheiderRoy Scheider
Self
Roy Scheider was
68 in Making the Connection: Untold Stories of 'The French Connection'.
Thu, Nov 10 1932 –
Sun, Feb 10 2008

Crew

Portrait of Keith JohnsonKeith Johnson
Writer
Keith Johnson was
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Portrait of Michele WilsonMichele Wilson
Producer
Michele Wilson was
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Portrait of Sonny GrossoSonny Grosso
Executive Producer
Sonny Grosso was
71 in Making the Connection: Untold Stories of 'The French Connection'.
Mon, Jul 21 1930 –
Wed, Jan 22 2020
Portrait of Larry JacobsonLarry Jacobson
Executive Producer
Larry Jacobson was
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