New York Film Locations

 





Shaft in Africa (1973)

John Shaft (Richard Roundtree) is persuaded by threats of physical force, the promise of money, and the lure of a pretty tutor, to assume the identity of a native-speaking itinerant worker in Africa. His job is to help break a racket that is smuggling immigrants into Europe then exploiting them. But the villains have heard that he is on his way.


Sheep Meadow, Central Park (btw 66th and 69th Street) Manhattan.
   

Queensboro Bridge, East 59th Street (btw Manhattan and Queens).
  The Queensboro Bridge is a cantilever bridge over the East River in New York City that was completed in 1909. It connects the neighbourhood of Long Island City in the borough of Queens with Manhattan, passing over Roosevelt Island.  





 


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