Window Shopping

“It is the summer of 1960 and Gigli is in a rush. Demolition on the brownstones has already begun — that’s why there’s no glass in those windows — and the day after the shoot, the buildings will be razed. But the demolition supervisor has agreed to let Gigli commandeer the place for two hours during an extended lunch break, under one condition: The supervisor wants his wife in the picture. (She’s on the third floor, third from the left.)” The NYT (Gift Article) with an interesting look at how “Girls in the Windows” became so popular. Is This the World’s Highest Grossing Photograph? (It’s a really cool photograph.)

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