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Tom's Restaurant - A Documentary About Everything (2014)

Tom's Restaurant in New York City: Seinfeld, Suzanne Vega, NASA, Columbia University and much more... Documentary about Tom's Restaurant, in Morningside Heights - Manhattan. Owners, clientele & pop culture references.

Director:

Gian Franco Morini

Writers:

Gian Franco Morini, Jesse McDowell (co-writer)
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Credited cast:
Ramon Berenguer Ramon Berenguer ... Self
Burton Crane Burton Crane ... Self
Mrs. Elfie Mrs. Elfie ... Self
Josh Gondelman ... Self
Ron Long Ron Long ... Self
Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Patricia Maldonado Patricia Maldonado ... Self
Jesse McDowell Jesse McDowell ... Self
Jack Moore ... Self
Cristopher Olivier Cristopher Olivier ... Self
Shon Richards Shon Richards ... Self
Bob Rose Bob Rose ... Self
Gregorio Sassoli Gregorio Sassoli ... Self
David Sidorsky David Sidorsky ... Self
Michael Valmas Michael Valmas ... Self
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Tom's Restaurant is a diner located at 2880 Broadway (on the corner of 112th Street) in the Morningside Heights neighborhood of Manhattan in New York City. Frequented by artists, musicians, comedians, students and faculty of nearby Columbia University, it has been owned and operated by the Greek-American family of Minas Zoulis since the 1940s. Tom's Restaurant was the locale that inspired Suzanne Vega's 1987 song "Tom's Diner". Later, its exterior became famous worldwide thanks to the popular sitcom Seinfeld, since Jerry Seinfeld's eponymous character and his friends regularly gathered to eat and chat at the diner, de facto placing Tom's Restaurant in living rooms all over the world and in the hearts of million of people, who maybe never even crossed its doors. Until today. When President Barack Obama was a student at Columbia, he frequently used to eat at Tom's Restaurant, and Senator John McCain often ate at Tom's when he visited his daughter Meghan when she was a student at ... Written by Anonymous

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New York has many hidden treasures. This documentary is dedicated to bring you some of them.


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Cornel West: It's a beautiful place to be. You just see the flow of humanity come through Tom's.
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References Footloose (1984) See more »

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Tom's Trot
By Bob Rose
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 December 2014 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Budget:

$25,000 (estimated)
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Stereo

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Color

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1.85 : 1
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