Who was the real Sal in Dog Day Afternoon?
Salvatore Antonio Sal Naturile, also known as Donald Matterson (c. 1953/1954 August 23, 1972) was an American bank robber whose attempted robbery of a Chase Manhattan bank branch in Brooklyn, along with John Wojtowicz, in August 1972, inspired the 1975 film Dog Day Afternoon.
Where was the real bank in Dog Day Afternoon?
What does the phrase Dog Day Afternoon mean?
An afternoon in the part of the summer often thought to be hottest, usually considered to be July 3 to August 11. As such, it is often related to feelings of lethargy.
How did the real Dog Day Afternoon end?
After more than fourteen hours of holding the hostages, Naturile was killed, and Wojtowicz was arrested at Kennedy Airport.
Who was the real bank robbery in Dog Day Afternoon?
John Stanley Joseph Wojtowicz
Who was Al Pacino’s lover in Dog Day Afternoon?
What does Attica mean in Dog Day Afternoon?
The film was nominated for six Oscars, including best film, director, actor for Al Pacino, known as Sonny in the movie; and supporting actor for newcomer Chris Sarandon as Sonnys troubled lover, Leon; with Frank Piersons screenplay winning an Academy Award.