Sidney Lumet

Retired Detective Remembers The Real 'Dog Day Afternoon' 40 Years LaterIt was 40 years ago today that a Brooklyn branch of Chase Manhattan Bank was held up in a botched robbery and hostage situation that gripped the city and would later leave movie audiences on the edge of their seats.
US Filmmaking Great Sidney Lumet Dies In NY At 86Sidney Lumet, the award-winning director of such acclaimed films as "Network," "Serpico," "Dog Day Afternoon" and "12 Angry Men," has died. He was 86.