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Mean Streets(1973)

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Trivia

  • While many consider Mean Streets the quintessential New York film, very little of it was actually shot there. Many scenes, including the famous pool hall sequence, were shot in Los Angeles.
  • The director appears a further two times in addition to his credited appearance as Jimmy Shorts: first, he is visible in a "portrait" with Harvey Keitel (for one frame) in the opening home movies/main title sequence. Second, his voice appears as narration, "father I'm not worthy of your flesh.
  • the woman who comes to Teresa's aid when she has an epileptic fit.
  • the woman who comes to Teresa's aid when she has an epileptic fit.
  • The leader of the super-8 home movie which runs under the opening credits reads: "DATE: 12/8/69 TITLE:[illegible] w/ baptism Processed by KODAK"

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