Sunday, October 30, 2016

Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)

dir. Woody Allen

Allen's biggest critical and commercial success of the 1980s is set between three Thanksgiving dinners and showcases his beloved New York City in all seasons.

Mickey (Woody Allen) going to see his doctor – Park Avenue at E 74th Street, New York, New York.

Mickey calling Dr Wilkes for a second opinion – Park Avenue at E 66th Street, New York, New York.

David (Sam Waterston) showing Holly (Dianne Wiest) and April (Carrie Fisher) the building that he designed – 17 E 65th Street, New York, New York. It was actually built in 1941.

David continues his architectural tour with Holly and April – Pomander Walk, 260-266 W 95th Street, New York, New York. It's closed for non-residents, and the gate is usually locked.

A "romantic" building – 11 E 62nd Street, New York, New York.

A "disgusting" building – Fifth Avenue Synagogue, 5 E 62nd Street, New York, New York.

David says it’s time to go home – 8 E 62nd Street, New York, New York.

Elliot (Michael Caine) watching Lee's (Barbara Hershey) apartment from across the street – 11 Grand Street, New York, New York. The building has since received quite a makeover.

Lee’s apartment building – 80-88 Grand Street, New York, New York.

Elliot runs around the block – Grand Street at Wooster, New York, New York. The corner building has since been demolished.

Lee continues walking – 43 Greene Street, New York, New York.

Elliot feigns his surprise from having bumped into Lee – Broome Street at Greene, New York, New York.

Lee takes Elliot to a bookstore – Pageant Books, 109 E 9th Street, New York, New York. The bookstore has since closed, and it’s Central Bar now.

Mickey goes for a check-up – Mount Sinai Hospital, 1184 5th Avenue, New York, New York.

Mickey talking to his then wife Hannah (Mia Farrow) after he's been diagnosed with infertility – Grove Street and then they turn into Bedford Street, New York, New York.

Elliot calling Lee from a phone booth – Greene Street at Grand, New York, New York.

Elliot talking with Lee on the corner – Greene Street at Grand, New York, New York.

Hannah visits her parents – 137 Riverside Drive, New York, New York. Some sites incorrectly assume it's the Langham at 135 Central Park West.

Lee and Elliot’s tryst – St. Regis Sheraton Hotel, E 55th Street, New York, New York.

Lee walking in the rain after the tryst – 103 Grand Street, New York, New York.

Mickey ponders the meaning of life – Kent Hall, Columbia University, New York, New York

Mickey walking by the reservoir – Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir, Central Park, New York, New York

Mickey takes Holly to a jazz club – Carlyle Restaurant, 981 Madison Avenue, New York, New York.

Holly and April after their disastrous audition – Booth Theatre, 222 W 45th Street, New York, New York.

Mickey tries to convert to Catholicism – Church of the Transfiguration, 1 E 29th Street, New York, New York. It’s actually a Episcopal church.

Hannah, Lee and Holly meeting for lunch – 11 W 19th Street, New York, New York.

Elliot complaining to his analyst – 150 E 34th Street, New York, New York. The building has since been demolished.

Lee talking courses at Columbia – Low Plaza, Columbia University, New York, New York.

Mickey thinking of joining the Hare Krishna movement – Sheep Meadow, Central Park, New York, New York.

Lee in a contemplative mood – Pier 16, Chelsea, New York, New York

Holly calling Hannah from a phone booth – Central Park West at W 81st Street, New York, New York.

Mickey walking from a movie theater – Regency Theatre, 1987 Broadway, New York, New York. A longtime beloved Upper West Side movie house, it opened as the Alden Theatre in 1931, and permanently closed in February of 1999.

Mickey sees Holly in a record store – Tower Records, 1961 Broadway, New York, New York. Tower Records filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy in 2004 and then in 2006, and this store closed permanently on December 22, 2006.

Mickey’s apartment – 535 E 72nd Street, New York, New York.

Mickey having lunch with Holly – Jackson Hole (now closed), 1270 Madison Avenue, New York, New York.

Mickey walking after his failed suicide attempt – Broadway at W 92nd Street, New York, New York.

Mickey’s faith in life is restored while viewing the Marx Brothers' Duck SoupMetro Theater, 2626 Broadway, New York, New York. The theater showed its last movie in 2005, and recently was turned into a Planet Fitness, a $10-a-month gym.

Mickey walking with Holly – the north side of Turtle Pond, Central Park, New York, New York. The Belvedere Castle is seen in the background, but the bushes and trees now obstruct the view of the pond.

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1 comment:

  1. :) Marathon Man - it has a close shot for Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir

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