theacademy:

To mark his birthday, here is the late Sidney Lumet directing Al Pacino on the set of “Dog Day Afternoon.” The five-time Oscar-nominated director and writer was known for his gritty and socially relevant films, which were mainly based in New York.
Lumet was recognized with an Honorary Award at the 77th Academy Awards.
(Image via Margaret Herrick Library)

theacademy:

To mark his birthday, here is the late Sidney Lumet directing Al Pacino on the set of “Dog Day Afternoon.” The five-time Oscar-nominated director and writer was known for his gritty and socially relevant films, which were mainly based in New York.

Lumet was recognized with an Honorary Award at the 77th Academy Awards.

(Image via Margaret Herrick Library)