A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006. Now a Popeyes fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from May 05, 2021
“Nueva York! New York City! The big apple!” (Against All Odds film, 1984)

“Nueva York! New York City! The big apple!” was said by the character Jake Wise (played by James Woods) in the American romantic neo-noir thriller film Against All Odds.
     
James Woods would play a New York City mayor in Rudy: The Rudy Giuliani Story (2003). 
   
   
Wikipedia: Against All Odds (1984)
Against All Odds is a 1984 American romantic neo-noir thriller film directed by Taylor Hackford and starring Rachel Ward, Jeff Bridges and James Woods alongside Jane Greer, Alex Karras, Richard Widmark and Dorian Harewood. A remake of Out of the Past (1947), the film’s plot is about an aging American football star who is hired by a mobster to find his girlfriend.
 
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Against All Odds (1984)
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Jake Wise: Nueva York! New York City! The big apple! Yeah. Rotten to the core as tonight’s group will aply demonstrate. They think of themselves as tropical gangsters, but we like to call them: Kid Creole and the Coconuts!

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