Another contender — Gene Hackman’s Popeye Doyle driving a Pontiac LeMans in pursuit of an el-train in ‘The French Connection.’
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James Dean warned of death crash by Alec Guinness
The brief spectacular life of James Dean ended on a northern California road when a local boy, Donald Turnupseed, made an illegal left turn in front of Dean’s Porsche.
Sal Mineo, the second victim of the Rebel’s curse
Sal Mineo was stabbed to death as he walked to his West Hollywood apartment after a play rehearsal. A man jumped out of the shadows and plunged a knife into the actor’s heart. Sal Mineo was 37.