There is a fair amount of commonality among the cast and crew of this movie and Big Night (1996). Oliver Platt (Maurice in this movie, and Associate Producer of Big Night (1996)). Stanley Tucci (Director, Writer, and Arthur in this movie, and Director, Writer, and Secondo in Big Night (1996)). Walker Jones (Maitre d' in this movie, Special Thanks in Big Night (1996)). Jack O'Connell (Stage manager in this movie, Man on Truck in Big Night (1996)). Tony Shalhoub (Voltri, First Mate in this movie, Primo in Big Night (1996)) Allison Janney (Maxine in this movie, Ann in Big Night (1996)). Isabella Rossellini (The Veiled Queen in this movie, Gabriella in Big Night (1996)). Campbell Scott (Meistrich in this movie, Director, and Bob in Big Night (1996)).
Arthur: You stole my death.
When Happy Franks sits at the bar and sees the sleeping pills, the bottle has the address printed on it, including the ZIP code. ZIP codes were not used until 1963.
As the closing credits roll, the entire cast performs a line dance, starting on the ocean liner set and working their way out of the soundstage.
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