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Movies for Grownups: Jaws at 35

The original summer blockbuster keeps on swimming

— Sunset Boulevard/Corbis

If you hear bah-bum….bah-bum….bumbumbumbumbum…playing in your hear before taking a dip in the ocean, thank Steven Spielberg.

Thirty-five summers ago, the Oscar-winning director turned a day at the beach into a living nightmare. He unleashed a jagged-tooth killer threatening to bite anything in its path.

Bill Newcott takes a look back at the movie that made swimmers think twice before going into the water.

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