Isaac, 42, has divorced Jill. She is now living with another woman, Connie, and is writing a book in which she will reveal some very private points of their relationship. Isaac has a love affair with Tracy, 17, when he meets Mary, the mistress of his best friend Yale. Yale is already married to Emily. Written by
Woody Allen's New Comedy Hit
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Studio United Artists originally had concerns about letting Woody Allen
make a black-and-white picture due to the form's lack of commercial potential but UA executives eventually relented and allowed Allen to make a B&W film. See more
In the final scene, when the chauffeur takes Tracy's bags out of her building, we can see (via reflection) that he leaves the glass front door open. When we cut 180 degrees back to Isaac, the door is still closed. See more
[music: the opening of Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue. Voiceover
Chapter One. He adored New York City. He idolized it all out of proportion. Eh uh, no, make that he, he romanticized it all out of proportion. Better. To him, no matter what the season was, this was still a town that existed in black and white and pulsated to the great tunes of George Gershwin. Uh, no, let me start this over.
Chapter One: He was too romantic about Manhattan, as he was about everything else. He thrived on...
There are no opening credits, save the production company bumper and the film's title, which appears as part of a flashing neon sign in New York City. See more
Referenced in American Movie
Rhapsody in Blue
Music by George Gershwin
Performed by New York Philharmonic
(as The New York Philharmonic)
Conducted by Zubin Mehta
Piano soloist: Paul Jacobs
Music director: Zubin Mehta See more