New York Film Locations


Black Caesar (1973)

Tommy Gibbs (Fred Williamson) is a tough kid, raised in the ghetto, who aspires to be a kingpin criminal. As a young boy, his leg is broken by a bad cop on the take, during a payoff gone bad. Nursing his vengeance, he rises to power in Harlem, New York. Angry at the racist society around him, both criminal and straight, he sees the acquisition of power as the solution to his rage. He performs a freelance hit on a Mob contract to attract the attention of the head of a Mafia family. Reluctantly accepted into 'The Family,' he grows increasingly autonomous and aggressive, eventually starting a gang war.

Sutton Place and East 57th Street, Manhattan.

West 125th Street and Saint Nicholas Avenue, Harlem.

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

5th Avenue and East 57th Street, Manhattan.


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