Thursday, June 10, 2010

The Modern Car Chase Scene was Born Here!

Anyone seen the 1971 Academy Award winning film French Connection, starring Gene Hackman and Roy Scheider? The real time chase scene toward the end went down in film history as the godfather of the modern cinematic car chase scene. It all went down here on New Utrecht Avenue below the BMT West End Line in Brooklyn. This was shot at the corner of New Utrect Avenue and 50th Street.

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