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.

Factual error: The sun can't rise out of the Pacific ocean when viewed from America, as seen when Danny is playing the clarinet. (00:01:20)

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Danny McGuire: Hey, do you like Glenn Miller?
Sonny: Do you like rock 'n' roll?
Danny McGuire: I love rock 'n' roll.
Sonny: I love Glenn Miller.

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Question: The two girls that Danny asks to borrow the bike from, were they two of Kira's sisters?

Answer: No, just people hanging around. Kira was the only one of the sisters sent to earth.

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