Carmen Miranda's song "South American Way" was lifted from the soundtrack of this film
When the family are making up slogans for a coffee competition
spying on the girl changing with binoculars
Woody was well into his habit of remaking Fellini films at this point in his career. Like Amarcord, this is a nostalgiac, episodic, surrealist look at the artist's childhood. cf. "Stardust Memories" and "Otto e Mezzo", "Celebrity" and "La Dolce Vita", "Sweet and Lowdown" and "La Strada".
Referenced by David (Jon Lovitz)
Power within a poster is seen hanging on wall
Mentioned as a possible title for the book, but already taken by a Woody Allen movie
Subject of a $15,000 question
Segments from this film are featured in this documentary.
The Monty Stratton story is spoofed in the "Sports Legend" scene