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Broadway by Light
Broadway by Light
1,103 Ratings


An experimental meditation on Times Square marquees and iconic advertising, Klein’s first film captures the concurrently seedy and dazzling aspects of New York’s Great White Way.

Our take

Celebrated for his stills, the renowned photographer William Klein also built a film career out of eclectic, visually extraordinary subjects. His first film, Broadway by Light, is an avant-garde short intoxicated with the colorful, abstract and high pop potential of Manhattan’s neon light shows.