Glen Cove In Pop Culture

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Sabrina (1954), starring Humphrey Bogart, Audrey Hepburn and William Holden. Scenes were filmed at the Glen Cove train station.

Glen Cove has been a setting for a number of films and television shows over the years, and with its iconic mansions, historic buildings, picturesque parks and relatively spacious lots, the city continues to be a back drop for many scenes on the screen, both big and small.

Sabrina (1954), starring Humphrey Bogart, Audrey Hepburn and William Holden. Scenes were filmed at the Glen Cove train station.

North by Northwest (1959), starring Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, and James Mason. The police station was the actual Glen Cove Police Station, now the North Shore Historical Museum.

Hello Again (1987), starring Shelley Long and Gabriel Byrne. Scenes were filmed at the Glen Cove train station.

Hello Again (1987), starring Shelley Long and Corbin Bernsen. Scenes were filmed at the Glen Cove train station

Still of the Night (1982), Brooke’s mother’s house where dream occurs, and also the climax of the film, is in Glen Cove.

Still of the Night (1982), Brooke’s mother’s house where dream occurs, and also the climax of the film, is in Glen Cove.

Batman Forever (1995), starring Val Kilmer and Nicole Kidman—Used the Webb Institute (formerly The Braes estate) as the exterior for Wayne Manor

Batman Forever (1995), starring Val Kilmer and Nicole Kidman. The Webb Institute was used as the exterior for Wayne Manor.

Julia Ormond and Richard Gere

Sabrina (1995), starring Harrison Ford, Greg Kinnear and Julia Ormond, was filmed at Salutations, the former Junius Spencer Morgan III estate.

Gwyneth Paltrow and Michael Douglas

A Perfect Murder (1998), starring Michael Douglas, was filmed at Salutations.

Tom Cruise in Eyes Wide Shut

Eyes Wide Shut (1999). Some scenes were filmed at a house in Glen Cove.

Mandy Moore and Billy Crudup

Dedication (2007), starring Billy Crudup and Mandy Moore. Specific location used unknown.

Vincent D’Onofrio and Kathryn Erbe

Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2008)—Contract (Season 7, Episode 12)

Some scenes of Sex and the City 2 (2010) were set at Salutations mansion in Glen Cove.

Sex and the City 2 (2010)—some scenes were set at Salutations

Agent Phillip Broyles was played by Lance Reddick

Fringe—in Season 3, Episode 7, it was revealed that Agent Broyles lives in Glen Cove.

Josh Alan Friedman

• Josh Alan Friedman, a resident as a child, set his autobiographical novel, Black Cracker (2010), in Glen Cove. The book portrays events from his childhood in the early 1960s, when he attended South School, a de facto black school. For a time, Friedman was South School’s lone white student.

• In 2010, a television commercial for Hunt’s tomato sauce was filmed at the Glen Cove Volunteer Fire Department, featuring GCVFD firefighters.

Our Idiot Brother (2011), starring Paul Rudd, Zooey Deschanel, Rashida Jones, Elizabeth Banks. Interior shots were filmed at a house on Highland Road.

Our Idiot Brother (2011), starring Paul Rudd, Zooey Deschanel, Rashida Jones, Elizabeth Banks—interior shots of mother’s house were filmed at a house on Highland Rd.

Parts of the television show Gotham were filmed outside and inside of the Webb Institute. The Institute also supplied a ship model that was used as a set piece.

Gotham (2014)—Parts of the television show Gotham were filmed outside and inside of the Webb Institute. The producers catered for the students. Webb Institute also supplied a ship model that was used as a set piece.

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