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Crazy About Tiffany's (2016)

From past to present, unveiling the behind-the-scenes characters and the clients beholden to its charm, "Crazy About Tiffany's" is the first, fully authorized documentary capturing how a simple jewelry store has woven itself into pop culture to become a global phenomenon. This captivating glimpse will take us from the moment each jewel is conceived by the first female Tiffany Design Director, Francesca Amfitheaterof, to the Tiffany-designed trophy hoisted at the Super Bowl, and to the jewel-adorned Oscar red carpet in Hollywood.


otsoNY Comments: This documentary includes film clips from Bride Wars, Sweet Home Alabama, Sex and the City and Breakfast at Tiffany's, though forgets to mention Sleepless in Seattle, Simply Irresistible and For Love or Money, of which have also featured the famous flagship jewelry store on 5th Avenue.

Tiffany & Co Store, 727 5th Avenue and East 57th Street, Manhattan.
   

Tiffany & Co

The Tiffany & Company Building is a building on the corner of Fifth Avenue and East 57th Street in Midtown Manhattan . The building serves as the head office of Tiffany & Co. as well as its flagship store. The building opened on 21 October 1940 and was later increased by four floors. From the opening to the present, the building is only owned by Tiffany & Co. been.

The building has three entrances, two of which are on East 57th Street and one on Fifth Avenue. The two main entrances have stainless steel doors and above the entrance to Fifth Avenue there is a three meter high image of Atlas , holding a working clock over his head. The statue was made by Henry Frederick Metzler , a friend of Charles Tiffany, and consists of wood painted in bronze. The sculpture hung on the façade of several other Tiffany & Co. offices since 1853. The ground floor of the Tiffany & Company Building contains a lot of wood and on this floor a 128-carat diamond is also on display.

Before the building stood there was a large stone house that was owned by CP Huntington.

otsoNY Comments: Tiffany & Co. has captured the aspirational dreams of the world with its legendary jewels, signature blue box, and timeless elegance and sophistication. This fully authorised documentary also featured the Tiffany Suite at The St. Regis Hotel.

Tiffany Suite, The St. Regis Hotel, 2 East 55th Street and 5th Avenue, Manhattan.
   

otsoNY Comments: Besides interviews with a host of actresses such as Jennifer Tilly, and Jessica Biel who famously wore Tiffany's jewerly to the Hollywood Oscars, the documentary also included interviews with members of staff, film producers and socialite, fashion model Amanda Hearst.

otsoNY Comments: It is thought that the colour of the ceiling inside Grand Central Terminal is a close match of the famous Tiffany's blue.

Grand Central Terminal, 89 East 42nd Street and Park Avenue, Manhattan.
  Grand Central is a commuter rail terminal station at 42nd Street and Park Avenue. Built by and named for the New York Central Railroad in the heyday of American long-distance passenger rail travel, it is the largest train station in the world by number of platforms.  





 


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