Hello Dolly!

Continuity mistake: When Cornelius meets the girl in the red dress and they dance and sing outdoors on the street, her dress is dragging on the pavement and the hem is clearly filthy. The next scene they arrive at the restaurant and her dress is clean and pressed.

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Continuity mistake: During the "Elegance" number, Minnie Fay is seen handing her money to the woman selling pretzels twice.

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Continuity mistake: During "Put on Your Sunday Clothes" as the men dance downhill the camera sweeps across the lake and a roadway with cars is visible. (00:33:07)

Factual error: In the original theatrical release print of this film, set in the 1890s, there is an overhead shot of a train travelling through the countryside from Yonkers to New York City. As the camera follows the train, an overturned 1950s-60s automobile in a ditch beside the track comes into view. The offending vehicle has been edited out of the video release.

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Dolly Levi: And on those cold winter nights, Horace, you can snuggle up to your cash register. It's a little lumpy, but it rings.

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Trivia: Barneby talks to Cornelius (Michael Crawford) about going to Barnum's museum. Michael Crawford played Barnum in a stage play in the 90's.

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Question: In the turkey dinner scene the cranberry sauce is called beets several times. Are they beets?

Answer: Beets are served with the dinner, as a side dish to the turkey and dumplings. Dolly tries repeatedly to serve them to Horace ("you salt your beets, I'll salt mine"), who repeatedly proclaims his distaste for them. There is no specific mention of cranberry sauce. But they'd be easy to confuse, as both are red and have a consistency not too dissimilar from one another.

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