Trivia: The "old movie" sequence was shot in front of the rooftop set from "Suddenly" earlier in the movie. You see the exact same buildings, and the same railing, in the background.

Trivia: This was Gene Kelly's last ever feature film, and the last film he ever got to dance in.

Trivia: Although Olivia Newton-John's character calls herself Kira in this movie, she is actually based on the muse "Terpsichore," who is the muse of dance, and is also known as "The Whirler." In the movie she begins to tell Sonny her real name, but all that she says is "My real name is Ter...", before he kisses her.

Trivia: Bill Pullman was one of the Roller Skaters in the Xanadu club scene, years before his first proper movie role. He has a couple of clear shots in the scene.

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Suggested correction: Bill Pullman was not one of the Roller Skaters in the Xanadu club scene. His first movie role was in "Ruthless People" in 1986. Xanadu was released in 1980.

I've heard it was, but he had it removed because the film tanked.

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Continuity mistake: In the art studio Richie is working on a painting and it only has a small part finished. In the next shot the painting is completely finished. (00:08:25)

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Chosen answer: It's implied that it could be her, but there's no definitive answer as to whether or not it is. It's deliberately left to the audience's interpretation.

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