Other mistake: When Pulitzer is reading the headline "Trolley Strike Drags on for Third Week" out loud he uses the magnifying glass to read, but reads faster than he is dragging it.

Other mistake: In the scene after "King of New York" when they are planning the rally, Kid Blink is in the back and is supposed to be handed a drink, but gets passed by, so he shares the drink for the toast with the Newsie next to him.

Other mistake: In the scene when the nuns are giving the Newsies food when Kid Blink sings "Something to wake me up", one of the kids behind him is mouthing out the words.

Other mistake: In the song "King of New York", Mush is down on the floor singing 'a star for one whole minute' but in the next shot we see him tap dancing on the table.

Other mistake: The newspaper headline on the first day of the strike (the day Crutchy was arrested) is the same headline on the last day of the strike.

Continuity mistake: During the opening number, The kid with the brown, hard, top hat (as the boys are at the gate and when the Delancy Brothers are there) messes up the kids hair in fornt of him. When he puts his hat on correctly his hair is hanging down on the right side. Later his hat is off and when the camera switches angles a split second later, the hat returns.


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Spot Conlon: Your honor, I object.
Judge Monahan: On what grounds?
Spot Conlon: On the grounds of Brooklyn, your honor.

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Question: During the song "The World Will Know," Jack climbs up onto the balcony of the World building to write the word "Strike" on the headline chalkboards. As he's climbing, between lines of the song, you can hear him yelling. All I can hear of the first line is "Pulitzer." I'm pretty sure the second line is "You think you own the world." Anybody know what he's saying there?

Answer: This website has the lyrics to that song:

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