Peter Pan

Corrected entry: When the boys and Wendy are tied up on the ship, you can see Wendy is with them. In the next two shots when you see them Wendy has disappeared, but in the next shot she's there again.

Correction: Wendy doesn't disappear. Wendy, her brothers, and the Lost Boys are all tied to the large mast, and due to its cylindrical shape in some shots we don't see Wendy and Nibs at the right, or Cubby and one of the Twins at the left.

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Corrected entry: During the song 'You Can Fly! You Can Fly! You Can Fly!', when Peter Pan, Wendy, John, and Michael land on the big hand of Big Ben, the bell rings 4 times, although the hour hand is on the 3.

Correction: The short "hour" hand is actually at the eight when they land on the long minute hand, which then moves toward the three, and what you're hearing are the four quarter bells that each chime in sequence at every quarter of the hour, so four chimes are correctly heard.

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When you were correcting me about the hand Peter Pan and the Darling children were on, I wanted to thank you when you told me about the hour hand. (I have to work on learning the time and some other math stuff, which even includes money and so on).

You are very sweet for thanking me! There are many people who can't exactly tell the time on analog clocks, because digital is so common now. When I was teaching that was one of the things I focused on. I even used an analog clock that ran backwards together with the regular analog clock to help strengthen their skills. Kids had fun with it. I want to thank you for taking the time to reply here, and I want to wish you much success in all your journeys. :-).

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Corrected entry: At the end of the film when the "Lost Boys" man the capstan there are four bars on the capstan, however only three boys man the bars, but as the bar turns with the boys pushing it there is no empty bar.

Correction: Just as the boys are about to begin walking around the capstan, we see the four bars manned by Cubby (the bear), Slightly (the fox), the Twins (the raccoons), and Tootles (the skunk), but just as Pan shouts to hoist the anchor, Cubby gets knocked in the head, falls down, and is stepped on as the capstan begins turning. It's at that moment we see Nibs (the rabbit) rush in at the left side of the screen to man the empty fourth bar which belonged to Cubby.

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Corrected entry: Although Peter is right handed, he wears his scabbard on his right hip. It's extremely dangerous to draw from the same side as your stronger hand, even with a fairly short knife. Strangely, the only time we actually see him draw his knife, it has swapped to his left hip and he draws it across his body correctly.

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Correction: Just like Bobby Driscoll, who was modeled and did the voice for Peter Pan, we only see Peter draw from his right side. Even if it is dangerous there is no adult to tell Peter that, so it's not a mistake.

Corrected entry: When Wendy walks the plank, she is some distance from the water. Yet a few minutes afterwards, when Captain Hook throws Starkey overboard, Starkey hits the water quicker than Wendy would have, and the splash can be seen over the side of the boat, whereas with Wendy, no splash would have been visible.

Correction: Would haves and could haves don't make a mistake. You can't compare something which did not happen to something which did happen. Bottom line is Starky landed in the water and Wendy didn't.

Corrected entry: From Peter's first entrance on the rooftop till about halfway through the nursery scene, his individual teeth are visible in closeup facial shots. But starting at about the line "But that would mean no more stories.", he's no longer drawn with individual teeth - -just an expanse of white when he opens his mouth, giving him a much less threatening appearance. Hard to believe that it was intentional. A change of artists, maybe?

Correction: He was drawn that way to make him look more mischevious, for the same reason that he was drawn with a shadow covering his eyes, making him resemble a masked bandit.

Corrected entry: When we first see the pirates, they're throwing knives at the 'Cap'n' drawing on the door. You can see two knives already in there, then you see two people throw knives in the door, but when you see the door again there are only three.

Correction: Smee opens the door and a knife flies over him.

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Continuity mistake: At Skull Rock, when Captain Hook is swallowed by the crocodile Smee conks him on the head, and while Hook is underwater note that he has a left hand and his hook is at his right side, but it should be the opposite way. (00:45:00)

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Captain Hook: Fly! Fly! Fly! You coward.
Peter Pan: Coward! Me?
Captain Hook: Ha-ha-ha! You wouldn't dare fight old Hook man-to-man. You'd fly away like a cowardly sparrow.
Peter Pan: Nobody calls Pan a coward and lives! I'll fight you man-to-man, with one hand behind my back.
Captain Hook: You mean you won't fly?
Wendy: No, don't, Peter! It's a trick.
Peter Pan: I give my word, Hook.
Captain Hook: Good, then let's have at it.

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Trivia: The tune played whenever the crocodile approaches originally had lyrics. The song was titled "Never Smile at a Crocodile".

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Question: What kind of medicine was Nana bringing into the nursery to give to the children?

Answer: They never officially confirmed; but it was likely castor oil or morphine. Both were used around this time period as a common "medicine" for children.

Cocaine, heroin, and alcohol-based elixirs were also commonplace and considered "safe and effective" for children.

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