- 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.
- 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.
Trivia / Radio Days