Manhattan film stillWoody Allen opened his film Manhattan with a sequence of shots from several well-known spots of New York, as shown in different hours of the day, from sunrise till late at night – he did that again 32 years later for Paris in Midnight in Paris.

In the above screenshot, Radio City’s marquee can be seen, advertisting a film with Anthony Quinn and Jennifer O’Neill who only starred together in Caravans, a film that screened in New York the time when Manhattan was shot (late 1978).

James Fargo’s Caravans (1978) in Woody Allen’s Manhattan (1979).


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