Cinema: Leap Frog

FRENCH CONNECTION II

Directed by JOHN FRANKENHEIMER Screenplay by ALEXANDER JACOBS and ROBERT and LAURIE DILLON

There was some unfinished business at the end of The French Connection. In fact, the unfinished business seemed just the point: that the French dope dealer so passionately pursued by the American cops could slip smoothly away through a massive stakeout and leave the country. The Frenchman was the source connection responsible for bringing in vast quantities of heroin from Marseille to New York. Frog One, Popeye Doyle called him, and the fact that he could get...

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