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Radio Days

Radio Days

Jan 30, 1987 1h 30m
7.1
395 votes

Synopsis

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.

Title Radio Days
Companies Orion Pictures
Countries United States of America
Keywords beach, taxi driver, world war ii, radio, nostalgia, coney island, working class, binoculars, 1940s, 1930s, cigarette girl, radio plays
Jeff Daniels

Jeff Daniels

Biff Baxter
Mia Farrow

Mia Farrow

Sally White
Diane Keaton

Diane Keaton

New Year's Singer
Kenneth Mars

Kenneth Mars

Rabbi Baumel
Tony Roberts

Tony Roberts

"Silver Dollar" Emcee
Wallace Shawn

Wallace Shawn

Masked Avenger
Don Pardo

Don Pardo

"Guess That Tune" Host
Helen Miller

Helen Miller

Mrs. Needleman
Mick Murray

Mick Murray

Avenger Crook
William Flanagan

William Flanagan

Avenger Announcer
Joy Newman

Joy Newman

Cousin Ruthie
Hy Anzell

Hy Anzell

Mr. Waldbaum
Judith Malina

Judith Malina

Mrs. Waldbaum
Rebecca Nickels

Rebecca Nickels

Evelyn Goorwitz
Mindy Morgenstern

Mindy Morgenstern

"Show & Tell" Teacher
Andrew B. Clark

Andrew B. Clark

Sidney Manulis
Lee Erwin

Lee Erwin

Roller Rink Organist
Terry Lee Swarts

Terry Lee Swarts

Nightclub Customer
Margaret Thomson

Margaret Thomson

Nightclub Customer
Tito Puente

Tito Puente

Latin Bandleader
Denise Dumont

Denise Dumont

Latin Singer
Larry David

Larry David

Communist Neighbor
Rebecca Schaeffer

Rebecca Schaeffer

Communist's Daughter
Belle Berger

Belle Berger

Mrs. Silverman
Guy Le Bow

Guy Le Bow

Bill Kern
Stanley Burns

Stanley Burns

Ventriloquist
Peter Lombard

Peter Lombard

Abercrombie Host
Martin Sherman

Martin Sherman

Mr. Abercrombie
Crystal Field

Crystal Field

Abercrombie Couple
Maurice Shrog

Maurice Shrog

Abercrombie Couple
Roberta Bennett

Roberta Bennett

Teacher with Carrot
Gina DeAngeles

Gina DeAngeles

Rocco's mother
Shelley Delaney

Shelley Delaney

Chekhov Actress
Dwight Weist

Dwight Weist

Pearl Harbor Announcer
Ken Levinsky

Ken Levinsky

USO Musician
Ray Marchica

Ray Marchica

USO Musician
J.R. Horne

J.R. Horne

Biff Announcer
Henry Yuk

Henry Yuk

Japanese
Kitty Carlisle

Kitty Carlisle

Radio Singer
Greg Gerard

Greg Gerard

Songwriter
Hannah Rabinowitz

Hannah Rabinowitz

Sponsor's Wife
Edward S. Kotkin

Edward S. Kotkin

Diction Teacher
Ruby Payne

Ruby Payne

Diction Student
J.E. Beaucaire

J.E. Beaucaire

Diction Student
Paul Berman

Paul Berman

"Gay White Way" Announcer
Barbara Gallo

Barbara Gallo

Dance Palace Musician
Jane Jarvis

Jane Jarvis

Dance Palace Musician
Liz Vochecowizc

Liz Vochecowizc

Dance Palace Musician
Ivan Kronenfeld

Ivan Kronenfeld

On-the-Spot Newsman
Yolanda Childress

Yolanda Childress

Polly's Mother
Artie Butler

Artie Butler

New Year's Bandleader
Gregg Almquist

Gregg Almquist

Radio Voice (voice)
Jackson Beck

Jackson Beck

Radio Voice (voice)
Wendell Craig

Wendell Craig

Radio Voice (voice)
William H. Macy

William H. Macy

Radio Voice (voice)
Ken Roberts

Ken Roberts

Radio Voice (voice)
Norman Rose

Norman Rose

Radio Voice (voice)
Kenneth Welsh

Kenneth Welsh

Radio Voice (voice)
Fred Melamed

Fred Melamed

Bradley (uncredited)
Woody Allen

Woody Allen

Joe, the Narrator (uncredited)