Trivia: In the scene were Mercy claims to have stolen the coat because the cops are looking for somebody in a pink top, she actually had to wear the coat to cover a cast on her wrist which she broke while being pulled by Fox in the 96th street station chase just before Fox's sad departure.
Trivia: Originally, Fox was supposed to be Mercy's love interest, but the two actors had no chemistry. This resulted in the love interest being changed to Swan, which combined with other conflicts caused the actor who played Fox to leave the film. His death was written in to deal with this, and the actor demanded his name be removed from the credits.
Trivia: The actress who played Mercy hurt her wrist during filming and required a cast. Her wearing the stolen jacket was written into the film so she could hide the cast.
Trivia: Originally there were two other gang members from other gangs along with The Fox who'd stepped up to report to the Riffs about who shot Cyrus. But The Fox actor quit so those scenes were cut. The cut footage is evident toward the end when the Riff member tells the head Riff there was someone he needed to speak to.