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Exclusive: Clip From Celebrated Documentary 'The Dog' Reveals What's "Inn" A Name

Photo of Kevin Jagernauth By Kevin Jagernauth | The Playlist August 7, 2014 at 11:18AM

Sidney Lumet's crackling 1975 classic "Dog Day Afternoon" told the incredible true story of man who decides to rob a bank to help pay for his partner's sex change operation. The movie was an instant hit, earning six Oscar nominations (winning Best Screenplay), and catapulted an already ascendant Al Pacino, into the stratosphere. But, Lumet's film was only one part of a much bigger story that is every bit as wild and unbelievable as that long summer day in Brooklyn.
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The Dog

Sidney Lumet's crackling 1975 classic "Dog Day Afternoon" told the incredible true story of man who decides to rob a bank to help pay for his partner's sex change operation. The movie was an instant hit, earning six Oscar nominations (winning Best Screenplay), and catapulted an already ascendant Al Pacino, into the stratosphere. But, Lumet's film was only one part of a much bigger story that is every bit as wild and unbelievable as that long summer day in Brooklyn.

Allison Berg and Frank Keraudren's "The Dog" tells the rest of the tale of John Wojtowicz, the man whose attempted bank robbery is just one story in a life filled with even more tall tales and unexpected twists of fate. The documentary chronicles the real life man's gay rights activism, his tough years in prison, the celebrity he found following the release of Lumet's movie and how it changed him, and so much more. As you'll see in this exclusive clip, Wojtowicz was the kind of person who always kept those around him on their toes.

"The Dog" opens in limited release on August 8th and hits VOD on August 15th. Watch below.

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