The actress was signing autographs and posing for photographs with scores of admirers outside the studio before noticing that Techne was struggling amid the crowd.
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An emotional Techne was allowed to bypass the barrier holding back the fans before sitting down on the floor. Mum-of-six Angelina then wiped the tears from her face and took a selfie, helping Techne to crack a smile.
Angelina's appearance in the Big Apple came several days after the 39-year-old was involved in a car accident.
The incident took place in LA on Sunday after a screening of California-born Angelina's film Unbroken.
The Hollywood star was travelling in a hire car that skidded in the rain and hit a curb, with the impact exploding two of the vehicle's tires.
"The car slammed into the curb at significant speed," an eyewitness told X17 Online. "Angelina must have wondered if they hit another car.
"It was pretty bad – the tire exploded and it's amazing nothing worse happened to the car. I wouldn't be surprised if she had whiplash."
Luckily Angelina was unharmed and was soon picked up in another car.