We asked Martin Scorsese -- possibly the greatest movie director who ever lived -- what his favorite film is ... AND THE GUY ACTUALLY ANSWERED.
Scorsese was out in NYC Monday night -- and we popped the question right as he was getting into his car. It's pretty awesome.
Check out the clip for Marty's answer -- but here are some hints ... the flick was produced in Technicolor ... and the protagonist has a crippling fear of heights.
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