NEW YORK, Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For more than a century, New York City has been the backdrop for thousands of television shows and films making it the most filmed city in the world. See the New York that once was through the lens of a movie camera as you travel the timeline of filming in New York City on this three-hour guided bus tour, courtesy of On Location Tours.
From iconic films of the '40s, '50s and '60s such as On The Town, The Apartment, West Side Story and The Producers, to classic flicks of the '70s and '80s such as The Godfather, Arthur, Moonstruck, Hannah and Her Sisters and Love Story, the Classic New York TV & Movie Sites tour takes you to the locations that inspired these Oscar®-winning movies and allows you to revisit the moments that made them famous on the big and small screen. See the subway grate where Marilyn Monroe's skirt goes flying in The Seven Year Itch, visit the brownstone apartment building where Holly Golightly and Paul Varjak live in Breakfast at Tiffany's and sit on the bench along the East River where Woody Allen and Diane Keaton watched dawn breaking in Manhattan. Visit the Upper East Side to see where George & Weezie and Oscar & Felix lived on the TV shows The Jeffersons and The Odd Couple.
Tours are led by local actors and actresses who share industry information and behind-the-scenes scoop. The Classic New York TV & Movie Sites tour runs every other Saturday at Noon. To purchase tickets, visit www.screentours.com/classics or call 212-209-3370.
About On Location Tours
On Location Tours is NYC's and DC's only TV and movie tour company featuring sites from the latest on the big and small screen. Founded in 1999, it has quickly become one of the most popular tourist attractions and the world's largest boutique tour company, serving over 100,000 tourists annually. The tours include: New York TV & Movie Sites, Sex and the City Hotspots, Gossip Girl Sites, Sopranos Sites, Central Park TV & Movie Sites and Washington DC TV & Movie Sites.
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