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New York in Reel Life

by staff, 07/31/2012

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  • The Out-of-Towners (1970)
    What happens: George (Jack Lemmon) and Gwen (Sandy Dennis), a couple from Ohio, head to New York City for George's big job interview and plan a nice night out beforehand. Instead, they encounter various obstacles, including transit mishaps, labor unrest and muggers.
    Notable spots: George and Gwen arrive in New York City at the landmark Grand Central Terminal. After they're turned away from the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, the couple has to spend the night sleeping in Central Park (below).
    Pro tip: Even if you're shut out of the Waldorf-Astoria, you can find plenty of indoor lodging options on our hotels page.

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    Central Park
    Photo: Joe Buglewicz

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