Jimmy Cagney

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    In a few weeks I'm off to New York for a short holiday. Being as its my 1st time ever, I'm looking to take in as much as I can but one of the places I'm planning on visiting is St Patricks Cathedral in midtown. I'm pretty much certain that this is the cathedral where, after being shot by rival gang members, Jimmy Cagney, (or rather his character), dies on the steps in front of the cathedral.

    Can anyone confirm this to be the actual location?, and what was the film title?

    Cheers in advance.

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    Was it a gangster film :D
     
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    :rolleyes: I guess so, from (very) distant memory it wasnt a Romantic Comedy.

    C'mon!, I thought you lot here were much older than me and would remember!!!

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    I haven't seen too many of his; how about Roaring Twenties?
     
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    Just checked on Wikipedia and its not that one, thanks though.

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    Sounds like The Roaring Twenties to me.
     
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    Visit Grand Central Station and re-create the shoot out featured in Carlitos Way. Awesome!! :D :rock:
     
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    If it is The Roaring Twenties, then this was a standing lot at Warner Brothers.

    From what I remember, there aren't too many steps outside St Patrick's.
     
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    Thanks for the input guys. I'm still no wiser so I guess I will ask around when I get there, I'm certain someone will have the answer or there maybe a "History of St Patricks" type book to be had.

    Hey Ho!, cant wait, I've never been before:D

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    Does this ring a bell Portzy?
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    It might do when I get home:D . I'm at work and some, (most), images are blocked, what is it?

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    The Roaring Twenties :)


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    Yes, thats the one but its not St Patricks is it? Looking at the SP's website it only has a few steps :( . Oh well, there goes my my chance to re-live a bit of history. I think I will still call in on the Sunday that I am there though after seeing the other "must see's".

    Thanks mate :) .

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    No it isn't. The film was shot on the Warner lot on the East Coast.
     
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    Look; I said that on post #4 darnit :D :devil:
     
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    :eek: :eek: :eek:

    Yes you did. May I offer my most sincere and hearfelt apologies for not researching your answer properly before I commented.

    This afternoon I shall be making a full and factual statement to The House about the events both leading up to and during this unfortunate lack of judgement by the member for Yorkshire (West). After which, I shall tender my resignation, cancel the remaining contents of diary, and leave the party forthwith.

    :p :D

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    Yes, but you were only guessing... ;) :D
     
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    Not a bad guess though, has to be said :rock:
     
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    Such drastic action not required by the honourable gentleman; just enjoy your trip :bannana:
     
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