Velvet Goldmine

Velvet Goldmine (1998)

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Corrected entry: Arthur realises that Brian Slade is actually Tommy Stone by recognising Brian's PA Shannon in a televised press conference. However, according to the story, Arthur never sees Shannon, much less on the morning after the orgy which he has a supposed flashback to, so how can he possibly recognise her 10 years later?

Correction: Arthur doesn't realize that Brian Slade is Tommy Stone because of Shannon. He makes the connection when the computer brings up Brian's full name: Thomas Brian Stoningham Slade.

Corrected entry: The first time we see The Flaming Creatures perform, the lead singer Malcolm, stumbles in his large boots and nearly falls over.

Correction: Malcolm is actually meant to do this. You can tell this as the "stumble" is part of the jerky dance routine that Malcome does throughout the performance.

Revealing mistake: Right at the start there is a TV 'clip' showing the crowds outside the Lyceum. This is supposedly 1974 but you can quite see a pretty modern looking CCTV camera above the Lyceum door.

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Brian Slade: I should think that if people were to get the wrong impression of me, the one to which you so eloquently referred, it wouldn't be the wrong impression in the slightest.

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