New York Film Locations

It Should Happen to You (1954)

Gladys Glover (Judy Holliday) has just lost her modelling job when she meets filmmaker Pete Sheppard (Jack Lemmon) shooting a documentary in Central Park. For Pete it's love at first sight, but Gladys has her mind on other things -- like making a name for herself. Through a fluke of advertising she winds up with her name plastered over 10 billboards throughout city. Suddenly all of New York is clamoring for Gladys Glover without knowing why and playboy Evan Adams III is making a play for Gladys that even Pete knows will be hard to beat.

West 34th Street (btw Broadway and 6th Avenue) Manhattan.

Columbus Circle and 8th Avenue, Manhattan.
  The NBC Television Theater was demolished in the same year as this film was made, 1954.  

Central Park West and Columbus Circle, Manhattan.

Bethesda Terrace (Mid-Park at 72nd Street) Central Park, Manhattan.

Central Park (South East Corner) Manhattan.

383 Madison Avenue and East 47th Street, Manhattan.

Gapstow Bridge, Central Park, Manhattan.

Conservatory Water Central Park, (from 72nd to 75th Street) Manhattan.
  Inspired by the model boat ponds of late 19th century Paris, Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux created a place where children and adults alike could experience the pleasure of boating, in addition to the other attractions Conservatory Water has to offer.  

Glady's brownstone, 115 West 69th Street and Columbus Avenue, Manhattan.


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