New York Film Locations

 





A Fine Madness (1966)

Samson Shillitoe (Sean Connery), a frustrated poet and a magnet for women, is behind in his alimony payments, and lives with Rhoda (Joanne Woodward), a waitress who stands by him through all his troubles. Samson becomes belligerent when he cannot find the inspiration to finish his big poem so Rhoda tries to get him to see the psychiatrist Dr. West, who claims to be able to cure writer's block. Samson ends up being pursued by various women while trying to evade the subpoena servers and finish his poem.


47 5th Avenue (btw East 11th & 12th Streets) Manhattan.
   

41 Park Avenue and East 36th Street, Manhattan.
   

East 36th Street and Park Avenue, Manhattan.
   

5th Avenue and East 46th Street, Manhattan.
   

5th Avenue (btw East 51st and 52nd Streets) Manhattan.
   

Pearl Street and Robert F. Wagner Sr. Place, Manhattan.
   

Brooklyn Bridge, Lower East Side, Manhattan.
  The Brooklyn Bridge, built btw 1869 and 1883, connects Manhattan with New York's most populous borough, Brooklyn, at the time one of the country's largest cities. The bridge is one of the most magnificent landmarks in New York.  

Dover Street and Water Street, Manhattan.
   

5th Avenue and West 42nd Street, Manhattan.
   

Samson's Apartment, 237 East 5th Street and 2nd Avenue, Manhattan.
   

otsoNY Comments: Back in 1966, East 5th Street between 2nd Avenue and Cooper Square didn't have any trees.

otsoNY Comments: Special thanks to Mitch Merberg for finding this location.

2nd Avenue (btw East 4th & 5th Streets) Manhattan.
   

2nd Avenue and East 4th Street, Manhattan.
   

Gym, 149 2nd Avenue (btw East 9th & 10th Streets) Manhattan.
  The gym at number 149 on 2nd Avenue is no longer there and has since been turned into a restaurant.  

2nd Avenue (btw St Mark's Place & East 9th Street) Manhattan.
   

otsoNY Comments: Special thanks to James Taylor for finding this location.

Rialto Deli, Broadway (btw West 48th and 49th Streets) Manhattan.
  The Deli has since been demolished.  

12 East 79th Street (btw Madison Avenue & 5th Avenue) Manhattan.
   





 


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