Radio Days

Radio Days (1987)

  • Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
  • Release Date: 1987-01-30
  • User Rating: 7.2/10 from 306 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 30min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Orion Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director:
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The Narrator tells us how the radio influenced his childhood in the days before TV. In the New York City of the late 1930s to the New Year's Eve 1944, this coming-of-age tale mixes the narrator's experiences with contemporary anecdotes and urban legends of the radio stars.

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  • Danny Aiello

    as Rocco
  • Jeff Daniels

    as Biff Baxter
  • Mia Farrow

    as Sally White
  • Seth Green

    as Joe
  • Robert Joy

    as Fred
  • Julie Kavner

    as Mother
  • Diane Keaton

    as New Year's Singer
  • Julie Kurnitz

    as Irene
  • Renée Lippin

    as Aunt Ceil
  • Kenneth Mars

    as Rabbi Baumel
  • Josh Mostel

    as Uncle Abe
  • Tony Roberts

    as "Silver Dollar" Emcee
  • Wallace Shawn

    as Masked Avenger
  • Michael Tucker

    as Father
  • David Warrilow

    as Roger
  • Dianne Wiest

    as Aunt Bea
  • Mike Starr

    as Burglar
  • Paul Herman

    as Burglar
  • Don Pardo

    as "Guess That Tune" Host
  • Martin Rosenblatt

    as Mr. Needleman
  • Helen Miller

    as Mrs. Needleman
  • Danielle Ferland

    as Child Star
  • Mick Murray

    as Avenger Crook
  • William Flanagan

    as Avenger Announcer
  • William Magerman

    as Grandpa
  • Leah Carrey

    as Grandma
  • Joy Newman

    as Cousin Ruthie
  • Hy Anzell

    as Mr. Waldbaum
  • Judith Malina

    as Mrs. Waldbaum
  • Fletcher Farrow Previn

    as Andrew
  • Oliver Block

    as Nick
  • Maurice Toueg

    as Dave
  • Sal Tuminello

    as Burt
  • Rebecca Nickels

    as Evelyn Goorwitz
  • Mindy Morgenstern

    as "Show & Tell" Teacher
  • David Mosberg

    as Arnold
  • Ross Morgenstern

    as Ross
  • Andrew B. Clark

    as Sidney Manulis
  • Lee Erwin

    as Roller Rink Organist
  • Roger Hammer

    as Richard
  • Terry Lee Swarts

    as Nightclub Customer
  • Margaret Thomson

    as Nightclub Customer
  • Tito Puente

    as Latin Bandleader
  • Denise Dumont

    as Latin Singer
  • Dimitri Vassilopoulos

    as Porfirio
  • Larry David

    as Communist Neighbor
  • Rebecca Schaeffer

    as Communist's Daughter
  • Belle Berger

    as Mrs. Silverman
  • Guy Le Bow

    as Bill Kern
  • Brian Mannain

    as Kirby Kyle
  • Stanley Burns

    as Ventriloquist
  • Todd Field

    as Crooner
  • Peter Lombard

    as Abercrombie Host
  • Martin Sherman

    as Mr. Abercrombie
  • Crystal Field

    as Abercrombie Couple
  • Maurice Shrog

    as Abercrombie Couple
  • Marc Colner

    as Whiz Kid
  • Roberta Bennett

    as Teacher with Carrot
  • Joel Eidelsberg

    as Mr. Zipsky
  • Peter Castellotti

    as Mr. Davis
  • Gina DeAngeles

    as Rocco's mother
  • Shelley Delaney

    as Chekhov Actress
  • Dwight Weist

    as Pearl Harbor Announcer
  • Ken Levinsky

    as USO Musician
  • Ray Marchica

    as USO Musician
  • J.R. Horne

    as Biff Announcer
  • Kuno Sponholtz

    as German
  • Henry Yuk

    as Japanese
  • Sydney A. Blake

    as Miss Gordon
  • Kitty Carlisle

    as Radio singer
  • Henry Cowen

    as Principal
  • Philip Shultz

    as Whistler
  • Mercedes Ruehl

    as Ad Man
  • Bruce Jarchow

    as Ad Man
  • Greg Gerard

    as Songwriter
  • David Cale

    as Director
  • Ira Wheeler

    as Sponsor
  • Hannah Rabinowitz

    as Sponsor's Wife
  • Edward S. Kotkin

    as Diction Teacher
  • Ruby Payne

    as Diction Student
  • J.E. Beaucaire

    as Diction Student
  • Paul Berman

    as "Gay White Way" Announcer
  • Richard Portnow

    as Sy
  • Barbara Gallo

    as Dance Palace Musician
  • Jane Jarvis

    as Dance Palace Musician
  • Liz Vochecowizc

    as Dance Palace Musician
  • Ivan Kronenfeld

    as On-the-Spot Newsman
  • Frank O'Brien

    as Fireman
  • Yolanda Childress

    as Polly's Mother
  • Artie Butler

    as New Year's Bandleader
  • Gregg Almquist

    as Radio Voice (voice)
  • Jackson Beck

    as Radio Voice (voice)
  • Wendell Craig

    as Radio Voice (voice)
  • William H. Macy

    as Radio Voice (voice)
  • Ken Roberts

    as Radio Voice (voice)
  • Norman Rose

    as Radio Voice (voice)
  • Kenneth Welsh

    as Radio Voice (voice)
  • Woody Allen

    as Joe, the Narrator (uncredited)
Production Todd M. Thaler Additional Casting
Production Juliet Taylor Casting
Directing Woody Allen Director
Writing Woody Allen Writer
Production Ellen Lewis Casting Associate
Production Robert Greenhut Producer
Art Leslie Bloom Set Decoration
Art Tom Warren Assistant Art Director
Costume & Make-Up Jeffrey Kurland Costume Design
Production Helen Robin Production Coordinator
Production Charles H. Joffe Executive Producer
Production Jack Rollins Executive Producer
Editing Susan E. Morse Editor
Costume & Make-Up Fern Buchner Makeup Designer
Costume & Make-Up Romaine Greene Hair Designer
Art W. Steven Graham Assistant Art Director
Sound Robert Hein Supervising Sound Editor
Camera Carlo Di Palma Director of Photography
Lighting Ray Quinlan Gaffer
Production Claudette Didul Other
Sound James Sabat Production Sound Mixer
Sound Dick Hyman Music Supervisor
Production Ezra Swerdlow Associate Producer
Directing Ezra Swerdlow First Assistant Director
Art Santo Loquasto Production Design
Art Steve Saklad Assistant Art Director
Art Richard Baratta Location Scout
Production Gail Sicilia Associate Producer
Art Carol Joffe Set Decoration
Production Timothy M. Bourne Assistant Production Manager
Production Joseph Hartwick Production Assistant
Production Amy Herman Assistant Production Coordinator
Production Jay Scherick Other
Sound Lee Dichter Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Art Ron Petagna Construction Coordinator
Crew James Sorice Key Scenic Artist
Crew Jane Read Martin Production Office Assistant
Production Drew Ann Rosenberg Other
Editing Jon Neuburger Assistant Editor
Production Thomas A. Reilly Production Manager
Art Speed Hopkins Art Direction
Production Larry Rudolph Other
Art James Mazzola Property Master
Camera Brian Hamill Still Photographer
Directing Ken Ornstein Second Assistant Director
Sound Amy Briamonte Apprentice Sound Editor
Sound Frank Kern Assistant Sound Editor
Production Barbara Green Other
Art Dave Weinman Set Dresser
Art Nicholas Bernstein Location Scout
Camera Michael Green Assistant Camera
Sound Frank Graziadei Sound Recordist
Production Steve Rose Production Office Coordinator
Camera Dick Mingalone Camera Operator
Directing Kay Chapin Script Supervisor
Art Barbara Heller Location Scout
Sound Louis Sabat Boom Operator
Camera Ronald Burke Dolly Grip
Camera Robert Ward Key Grip
Sound Roy B. Yokelson Sound Engineer
Costume & Make-Up Patricia Eiben Wardrobe Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Jessica Fasman Costume Assistant
Art Glenn Lloyd Other
Production Scott Schaffer Other
Crew Harold 'Whitey' McEvoy Transportation Captain
Sound Michael Moyse Sound Editor
Production Jordan Thaler Other
Costume & Make-Up Bill Christians Wardrobe Supervisor
Production Judie Fixler Other
Costume & Make-Up Deborah Lancaster Costume Assistant
Art Arne Olsen Key Construction Grip
Art Gilbert S. Williams Location Scout
Production Peter Lombardi Other
Crew Cliff Schorr Scenic Artist
Sound Barbara Minor Assistant Sound Editor
Crew Carl Turnquest Projection
Art James Davis Location Scout
Art Dan Davis Assistant Art Director
Art Michael Smith Assistant Art Director
Art Randall Drake Assistant Art Director
Camera Jay Levy Second Assistant Camera
Camera Liz Dubelman Camera Trainee
Camera Jim Manzione Best Boy Grip
Sound Joe Malin Music Coordinator
Sound Diane Andolsek Assistant Sound Engineer
Sound Walt Levinsky Sound Supervisor
Sound Sam Parkins Sound Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Judiana Makovsky Assistant Costume Designer
Costume & Make-Up Alvin Perry Costume Assistant
Costume & Make-Up Lauren Gibson Costume Assistant
Editing Martin Levenstein Assistant Editor
Directing Judy Ferguson Other
Sound Janet Frank Vocal Coach
Art Tom Paolucci Location Scout
Production Doug Ornstein Other
Production Richard Patrick Other
Production Tracy Robin Other
Production Angela Salgado Other