The Real-to-Reel Life of Former NYPD Detective and TV/Movie Producer Sonny Grosso Keeps on Rolling

July 22, 2014 12:25 AM

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The Real-to-Reel Life of Former NYPD Detective and TV/Movie Producer Sonny Grosso Keeps on Rolling

It's interesting how some real-life stories refuse to disappear. In 1977 highly decorated former NYPD detective Sonny Grosso wrote and published a book called Murder at the Harlem Mosque, about the events that he personally witnessed on April 14, 1972, at the mosque located at 102 West 116 Street. Four decades on, that event is back in the news.

Grosso, whose own life story was brought to the big screen in the five-time Oscar-winning movie The French Connection in 1971, had become a technical advisor on The Godfather and legendary cop shows like Kojak with Telly Savalas, and TV movies like Contract on Cherry Street with Frank Sinatra in the...

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