Part IV. Baseball, punk vs. disco, Travolta vs. Gere, Blaxploitation, teen romance, goofball cops, crooked cops, fake cops, Gordon Parks movies, Gordon Parks Jr. movies, Joe Spinell, and a whole lot more...
Dirty Old New York aka Fun City, Part IV from Jonathan Hertzberg on Vimeo.
Fifth and final installment (for sure, this time) to follow.
Following the 1976 Columbia Pictures logo (with Suzanne Ciani theme music), the films in this piece are:
Aaron Loves Angela, Across 110th Street, American Pop, The Angel Levine, Author! Author!, Bad Timing, Badge 373, Basket Case, Blank Generation, Bloodbrothers, Contract on Cherry Street, Cotton Comes to Harlem, Crazy Joe, Cruising, Desperate Characters, Dog Day Afternoon, The Dogs of War, Downtown ‘81, The Driller Killer, The Exterminator, The Eyes of Laura Mars, Fame, Gloria, Greetings, Heavy Traffic, Hell Up in Harlem, The Hunger, Husbands, Jeremy, Law and Disorder, Maniac, Mean Streets, Ms. 45, Nighthawks, The Odd Couple, One Trick Pony, The Panic in Needle Park, Q, Report to the Commissioner, Rosemary’s Baby, Saturday Night Fever, Serpico, Shaft, Smithereens, So Fine, Staying Alive, The Supercops, Superfly, Taking Off, Taxi Driver, Three the Hard Way, Times Square, Up the Down Staircase, The Warriors, Who’s That Knocking at My Door?