The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985) Poster


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Sherlock Jr. (1924)
Tom Baxter enters the real world in the same manner as the Projectionist enters "Hearts and Pearls".
Min and Bill (1930)
There is a poster of the film in Raoul Hirsch's office.
Okay America! (1932)
Cecilia refers to the film and its star Lew Ayres. The film's female lead was Mia Farrow's mother Maureen O'Sullivan.
Baby, Take a Bow (1934)
There is a poster of the film in the theatre.
Judge Priest (1934)
There is a poster of the film in the theatre.
Clive of India (1935)
There is a poster of the film in the theatre.

Referenced in 

Saturday Night Live: Ron Reagan/The Nelsons (1986) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned in David with the Woody Allen obsession sketch
Saturday Night Live: Oprah Winfrey/Joe Jackson (1986) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Tommy Flanagan
Siskel & Ebert: The Movies That Made Us Critics (1988) (TV Episode)
Gene Siskel uses the film to illustrate a point about how audiences interact with movies.
Saturday Night Live: Jeff Daniels/Color Me Badd (1991) (TV Episode)
Mentioned on 'The Chris Farley Show'
Saturday Night Live: Jason Alexander/Peter Gabriel (1993) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Woody Allen fanclub members
Love and Betrayal: The Mia Farrow Story (1995) (TV Movie)
Mia Farrow refers to the film.
Afterlife (1996) (Video Game)
The description of Fear, Unlimited mentions "purpleroseophobia - the fear that movie characters are going to step off the screen and kill you".
Pleasantville (1998)
The Bad Boys of Saturday Night Live (1998) (TV Special)
Mentioned on 'The Chris Farley Show'
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Chris Farley (1998) (TV Movie)
Referenced on the Chris Farley Show
Big Wolf on Campus: Butch Comes to Shove (1999) (TV Episode)
Merton compares his situation with the movie
Scene by Scene: Woody Allen (2000) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Woody.
Family Guy: Brian Does Hollywood (2001) (TV Episode)
one of Brian's porn titles: "The Purple Head of Cairo"
New York at the Movies (2002) (TV Movie)
Boo, Zino & the Snurks (2004)
Fictional characters come off the screen and enter the real world.
Film Geek (2005)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.88 (2006) (TV Episode)
correct response in "The Color Purple" category
Visions (2006) (Short)
The ending.
Hrysa koritsia: Episode #1.1 (2008) (TV Episode)
Strong Bad's Cool Game for Attractive People Episode 4: Dangeresque 3 - The Criminal Projective (2008) (Video Game)
Marzipan as Sultry Buttons at one point steals the Purple Nose of Cairo
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.192 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of an $800 clue in the category "Woody Allen Movie Synopses"
At the Movies: Episode #8.37 (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by David Stratton in a review of Midnight in Paris as a movie with a similar mood.
The Simpsons: Love Is a Many Splintered Thing (2013) (TV Episode)
Woody Allen says, "I know a date that will turn this 'Mighty Aphrodite' into your 'Purple Rose of Cairo.'"
Pete's Christmas (2013) (TV Movie)
Ronald refers to the film.
Cine Basura: La película (2016)


Top Hat (1935)
Cecilia watches the film in the final scene.

Featured in 

Mister Manhattan: Woody Allen (1987) (TV Movie)
Segments from this film are featured in this documentary.
Woody Allen: A Life in Film (2002) (TV Movie)
The 76th Annual Academy Awards (2004) (TV Special)
Included in opening montage
American Masters: Woody Allen: A Documentary (2011) (TV Episode)
clips shown (scenes with Daniels and FarroW0
71st Golden Globe Awards (2014) (TV Special)
Woody Allen, Cecil B. DeMille award presentation.
1,001 Movies You Must See (Before You Die) (2014) (Short)
Cecilia watching a movie.

Spoofed in 

Demons (1985)
Interactive (1993) (Video)
Story elements.
Get a Horse! (2013) (Short)
Characters come off the screen and into the real world.

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