Steel Magnolias

Visible crew/equipment: As Ousier's dog's leash snaps and the dog runs off, a wire can briefly be seen attached to the dog's collar. (00:32:40)

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Continuity mistake: When you see Shirley MacLaine laughing in the mirror after she belches at Truvy's, you can also see that her hat is back on her head, after she's taken it off and laid it on the chair.

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Truvy: Louie brought his new girlfriend over, and the nicest thing I can say is all her tattoos are spelled correctly.

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Trivia: This is a true story. After the death of his sister, Robert Harling locked himself in a room and 10 days later came out with this play which 3 years later became a movie. The movie was even filmed in the town that where everything happened and the nurse and doctors who cared for his sister Susan played themselves in the movie.

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Question: When Shelby is telling her mom about the pregnancy, what does Shelby mean when she says, "I think it would help things a lot"?

Answer: She means that she and Jackson (her husband) are having marital problems. Jackson wants a son, and she's hoping that having one will bring them closer together.

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Answer: I always felt it meant her husband is cheating on her. And so her having the baby would hopefully help them get back together.

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