Did You See Bensonhurst During Last Night’s Academy Awards?

Last night while I was watching the Oscars with friends, I noticed that a featured montage of great Hollywood films included a few seconds of the famous car chase scene from the French Connection. The film, which starred Gene Hackman and Roy Scheider (the police chief from Jaws), included a very thrilling chase scene shot under the elevated tracks of the West End Line on 86th Street and New Utrecht Avenue.

In honor of the mention, we’ve posted a short tribute to the movie above, which was uploaded to YouTube by ThorC1138.


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