I watched the French connection last night. The main character used a lot of racial epitaths which really didn't bother me because that's still in movies today.
But what struck me is how they showed him going into bars where black guys hung out and every black guy was packing drugs. And he just freely beat the **** out of them w/o a problem. The black guys are usually portraid as lazy, criminals, etc. in the old movies.
There was a scene in the movie where this black transit cop was chasing a French cop in a train. I told my wife...He's gonna die. She asked why? I said...cuz he's a black guy. The black guys always get shot first in these movies. Sure enough, BANG.
Also, the drug guys were all Italian. I guess I noticed cuz movies today seem to put Italians in mob roles and white/hispanic guys in drug lord roles.