Won 1 Oscar.
Another 17 wins & 11 nominations.
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Provided commentary for the Anchor Bay Entertainment DVD release of The Guardian
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3 Interviews |
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Did You Know?
The French Connection
(1971) was really made in the editing room. One of the easiest sequences to do was the chase scene. It was relatively easy to do because everything was worked out minutely, carefully planned and checked in advance. Of course, there were some human errors and we did wreck a couple of cars before we were through.
He was believed to be the youngest person to win the Best Director Oscar, at age 32. Later, he was discovered to have actually been born in 1935, and was 36 at the time. The record returned to Norman Taurog