Date: Sep 13, 2006
Press Release Number: 66-2006
In celebration of the George Washington Bridge’s 75th anniversary, the Fort Lee Film Commission and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey will host a four-part film retrospective entitled, “A View From The Bridge: 75th Anniversary of the George Washington Bridge – The George Washington Bridge on Film,” beginning Saturday, September 16.
All films feature the iconic George Washington Bridge, which opened to traffic on October 25, 1931. The bridge – built and operated by the Port Authority – today carries the distinction of being the world’s only 14-lane suspension bridge. It is home to the world’s largest free-flying flag. The bridge has played a role in many movies and is the subject of several books.
The film schedule is as follows: