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TCM Classic Film Tour

3 Hours
Group Activity
Moderate

From (USD) $49 Per Adult / $27 Per Child

TCM Classic Film Tour

3 Hours
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      TCM Classic Film Tour

      New York, New York, USA
      From (USD) $49 Per Adult / $27 Per Child
      Highlights
      • Behind the scenes: View movie clips of famous on-location scenes, then see the locations in real life, all with entertaining facts and pop quizzes from a well-informed guide.
      • Famous places: See the Plaza Hotel, Rockefeller Center, the Empire State Building, Columbus Circle, Lincoln Center, and Grand Central Terminal.
      • Famous settings: Tour Zabar's from You've Got Mail and the famous Dakota Building, home to Yoko Ono and featured in Hannah and Her Sisters and Rosemary's Baby.
      • Classic New York: Drink in the view of the Queensboro Bridge from Woody Allen's Manhattan and cross Central Park, home to numerous famous movie scenes.
      • Famous stops: Enjoy multiple stops to explore locations with a guide and snap photos, like the front steps of Holly Golightly's building from Breakfast at Tiffany's.
      About this New York tour

      The number of famous moments in film history that take place in New York City is too vast to count but you'll be seeing over 60 of them on your coach tour with Turner Movie Classics.

      Back when Hollywood's red carpets were dirt streets, New York City was the heart of the film industry. Beginning with legendary inventor Thomas Edison, who built a towering film studio with a glass ceiling in the Bronx for his expanding empire of nickelodeons and kinetoscopes, New York created most of America's early films, ranging from the remedial to the risque including the first gangster movie in history (using real-life gang members).

      Even as the film industry moved west, filmmakers never forgot the Big Apple. This was the city whose subways blew Marilyn's skirt up, whose nightclubs gave Travolta his case of Saturday Night Fever, whose buildings gave King Kong something to climb. Whether you're looking for tales of nightlife or love life, cops or robbers, this city has seen everything, and has been seen in everything.

      Maybe that's why so many great filmmakers like Woody Allen, Martin Scorsese, and Spike Lee rarely film anywhere else. In the days of Billy Wilder, in order to film anywhere, a director often needed more than 50 permits and approvals from city offices ranging from the police to the gas company. Nowadays, however, the city is one of the most film-friendly in the world, each year providing thousands of shooting locations, over 130,000 film professionals, and over $7 billion in revenues.

      With so much going on, it would be impossible to see it all without someone who knows the best places to hit, but you're in luck. Board the Turner Classics bus and you'll find that the greatest miracle on 34th Street, is being on 34th street.

      We love New York... to pieces

      For all the films glorifying New York, no fewer than 67 films have depicted the fictional destruction of the city by everything from aliens and meteors to monsters and zombies, to giant spiders and an army of rats. The more conscientious films blame human folly (nuclear war, ice age, plagues) while one 1981 film declared the city a giant prison. And yet no Gotham catastrophe could be more apt than the scene in a 2009 animated film depicting the obliteration of Times Square by none other than a giant bagel.

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      Cancellation policy

      Full refunds issued for cancellations made 7 full days prior to the date and time of requested services. Cancellations made within the 7-day and 72-hour window will receive a 50% refund of purchase total. Purchases are non-refundable inside of 72 hours.

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