(Tuesday, May 12, 1987) — Woody Allen made one of his rare forays outside of Manhattan today to testify before a Congressional panel on what he called the “sinful” practice of coloring classic old black-and-white movies such as Casablanca and It’s a Wonderful Life, and new black-and-white ones like his own Manhattan and Broadway Danny Rose (click here to watch video of the hearing).
(Saturday, January 24, 1987) — Radio Days, an American comedy-drama film about a family’s life during the Golden Age of Radio, premiered today at the Utah/US Film Festival (later the Sundance Film Festival) in Park City, Utah
Directed by Woody Allen, the film starred Danny Aiello, Jeff Daniels, Mia Farrow, Seth Green, Robert Joy, Julie Kavner, Diane Keaton, Julie Kurnitz, Renée Lippin, Kenneth Mars, Josh Mostel, Tony Roberts, Wallace Shawn, Michael Tucker, David Warrilow and Dianne Wiest.
(Friday, September 20, 1996) — Everyone Says I Love You, a musical comedy film about a polite and comfortably well-off group of people and their romantic difficulties, premiered today at the Thessaloniki International Film Festival in Greece.
Directed by Woody Allen, the film starred Alan Alda, Allen, Drew Barrymore, Lukas Haas, Goldie Hawn, Gaby Hoffmann, Natasha Lyonne, Edward Norton, Natalie Portman, Julia Roberts, Tim Roth and David Ogden Stiers.
(Friday, July 28, 2006) — Scoop, an American-British romantic comedy/murder mystery film about an American journalism student in London who scoops a big story and begins an affair with an aristocrat as the incident unfurls, opened in 538 American movie theaters today.
Directed by Woody Allen, the film starred Allen, Hugh Jackman, Scarlett Johansson and Ian McShane.
(Wednesday, May 19, 1976) — Principal photography for Woody Allen’s Annie Hall film began today on the South Fork of Long Island with the scene in which Alvy and Annie boil live lobsters; filming continued periodically for the next ten months.