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COPPOLA ENJOYS `BULL,' AND SINATRA A LIFESAVER

For Francis Ford Coppola, it's a Scorsese flick. For Jay Leno, let's just say it's not raindrops on roses.

Celebrities of all sorts revealed their favorite things in next month's issue of Esquire magazine.Filmmaker Coppola picked his favorite Martin Scorsese film: "Raging Bull." Scorsese returned the favor, selecting Coppola's "The Godfather, Part II."

Leno said his favorite thing is an old Shecky Greene joke:

"People talk about what a mean guy Frank Sinatra is. But Frank Sinatra saved my life! One night, after the show, I go out to the parking lot, and three guys jump out and start beating the crap out of me. I'm down on the pavement, practically unconscious.

"Then Frank walks over, waves off the guys and says, `OK - he's had enough.' "