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High life

New York: the fact – and fiction

8 December 2018

9:00 AM

8 December 2018

9:00 AM

New York

At times I used to think the place was real. The New York of films, that is. The reality is an urban agglomeration of millions, most of whom have a disinclination to speak English. Then there’s the celluloid city of 42nd Street, Annie Hall, Dead End, Rear Window and King Kong.

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