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Trivia / Radio Days

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  • Acting for Two: William H. Macy appears not only as a radio voice, but also as one of the radio actors at the Pearl Harbor announcement.
  • Deleted Role: A scene featuring Chris Elliott was cut from the film; in 2011 he recalled:
    I'd had a beard at the time, and I think they didn't think my mustache looked the proper period. So they had me shave my beard to a mustache. And, boy, did I look odd.
  • Production Posse:
    • Frequent Allen co-star Tony Roberts has a bit part as the Name That Tune host, while Diane Keaton is a nightclub singer.
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    • The entire lead cast of The Purple Rose of Cairo, namely Jeff Daniels, Mia Farrow and Danny Aiello, appear in this film.
    • Rocco's mother was previously in Broadway Danny Rose as a mobster's mother. Again.note 
  • Uncredited Role: Woody Allen was uncredited for his voice work as the film's narrator.
  • Write What You Know: Quite a number of the life story anecdotes heard in the movie were derived directly from Woody Allen's own childhood.

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