PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Music
A look at what goes on backstage during the last broadcast of America's most celebrated radio show, where singing cowboys Dusty and Lefty, a country music siren, and a host of others hold court.
Because the Fitzgerald was such a small building, other stage theaters in the Minneapolis-St Paul region were drafted in as stand-ins. The bulk of filming took place at the Fitzgerald, however, with the crew using the basement, and constructing fake dressing rooms.
Market reports today, barrows and gilts uh two hundred twenty to two hundred sixty pounds, they're lower at forty dollars uh sows are steady three hundred five hundred pounds thirty four to thirty seven dollars going over to feeder cattle, beef ...
At the beginning of the film Guy Noir leaves Mickey's Diner and walks to the Fitzgerald Theater where the program is performed. The theater is located up the street and around the corner from the diner. One would not approach the theater from the Diner and see the big neon sign. From his angle he walked up a block, turned right, walked one more block (parallel to the theater), then turned back around to face it.
There is a credit for Sign Painter in the film, although it does not appear on the official site.
€371,854 (Italy) (4 June 2006)