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The French Connection (1971, Gene Hackmann)
Has some Marseilles trolleybuses. "The screen version opens with a magnificent full screen shot of one. The same film, seen on TV, seems to have a different title sequence and the trolley was cut out." (thanks John Day).
This motor bus also passes through shot:
"Although primarily remembered for several subway scenes, notably the 'crash' on the MacDonald Avenue El, if you look carefully in the background in several scenes you will see many different Fishbowls in actual service for the NYC Transit Authority.... Some even have the Bus-O-Rama ('Bat Wings' or 'Elephant Ears') advertising billboards attached to their roofs." (thanks Alan Aron)
The only fleet number seen is 680:
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