Take a trip through the reel New York! See locations from classic movies with timeless characters and learn about historical movie-making magic.
THE WAY WE WERE FILMING LOCATIONS
When you take the NYC TV & Movie Tour, or the Central Park TV & Movie Sites Tour, you will see locations from the Classic and memorable film The Way We Were, as well as many of your other favorite movies and TV shows.
In The Way We Were, Katie Morosky (Barbra Streisand) runs into Hubbell Gardner (Robert Redford), an All-American popular jock she went to college with, some time after World War II. Hubbell has written his first novel and later joined the Navy. Katie is very involved in the grassroots level of politics. Katie had a crush on Hubbell back in college is still very attracted to him and they soon start an “on-again-off-again” relationship. Katie ends up giving up her voice and her interest in politics in order to marry Hubbell. However, when Hubbell begins to turn away from writing novels and Katie gets involved with politics again, their relationship suffers. Hubbell then has an affair while Katie is pregnant with their child. Katie begins to see that their relationship was not meant to be. They separate, and then run into each other again years later, ending the film with a bittersweet goodbye.
The Way We Were won two Oscars. Actress and singer Barbra Streisand was born in Brooklyn, New York, and is famous for movies such as Funny Girl, A Star is Born, Nuts, Meet the Fockers, The Mirror Has Two Faces, Mon Lisa Smile, Prince of Tides, andYentl. Robert Redford has been seen in films such as Barefoot in the Park, Breaking Point, The Chase, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, The Candidate, The Great Gatsby, All the President’s Men, Out of Africa, Indecent Proposal, The Last Castle, Spy Game, Up Close and Personal, and The Clearing.
On the guided Classics tour, you’ll see the Plaza Hotel where Katie and Hubbell meet for the last time, and Katie delivers the famous line, “your girl is lovely, Hubbell.” In the Sex and the City series, Carrie (Sarah Jessica Parker) tries to recreate this scene with Mr. Big (Chris Noth), outside the same location, which is also featured on the NYC TV & Movie Tour bus tour and the Sex and the City Hotspots Tour. On The Central Park TV & Movie Sites Tour, a fun, guided walking tour, you can see the Central Park Lake, where Katie and Hubbell have a date, and Hubbell relaxes while Katie rows their boat.
So, be sure to take one of On Location Tours’ fun TV and Movie tours during your stay to see New York City from a unique point of view. You’ll feel like you’ve stepped into a scene from all of your favorite movies and television shows.
* In an effort to stay current, we are constantly updating our tours with new locations and cannot guarantee the presence of locations mentioned on our site. If you have a particular interest in locations from a specific TV show or movie, please let your tour guide know and we will do our best to accommodate your request.