Newsies

Factual error: During the big Newsies rally when Medda is singing "High Times", as she is swinging, lighted exit signs can be seen. I don't believe that those were around in 1899.

Factual error: When Jack Kelly and David go to see Spot, Spot is wearing a jacket with his sleeves rolled up. When he shakes Jack Kelly's hand, you can see the tan line from his watch.

Factual error: In "Santa Fe," Jack sings the line "Far from the lousy headlines and the deadlines in between." The word "deadline" was not used in this sense until the 1920s (the movie is set in 1899).

Continuity mistake: As Jack Kelly rides the horse near the end of the "Santa Fe" sequence, his hat is waving behind him. When it cuts to a different angle the hat is on his head. Note: This was a specific detail put in by the director, symbolizing the boy's mental transition from New York to Santa Fe. However, it failed and is commonly seen as an editing mistake.

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Jack Kelly: So what do you say, Spot?
Spot Conlon: I say... that what you say... is what I say.

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