R | | Biography, Crime, Drama
A man robs a bank to pay for his lover's operation; it turns into a hostage situation and a media circus.
Charles Durning spent much of the shoot commuting from the set of this film in New York to the set of Robert Wise's The Hindenburg (1975) in Los Angeles. Both Wise and Sidney Lumet would talk beforehand and agree on what days they needed the actor.
Tell them to put their guns down! Put the fucking guns down! Put 'em down! Put 'em down! Put the fucking guns down! Put those guns down! Attica! Attica! You got it, man! You got it, man! You got it, man! You got it! You got it!
Sonny tells Sal that the police are going to provide a limousine bus to the airport. Sgt. Moretti only say that they will provide 'a bus.'
Opening credits prologue: What you are about to see is true - It happened in Brooklyn, New York on August 22, 1972.
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