Pollyanna (1960)

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Continuity mistake: Before Pollyanna arrives on the train, when Jimmy Bean pushes the metal hoop down the road, two girls stop their doll carriages right beside each other and grab their dolls, but in the next shot their carriages are about 4 feet apart, which is now wide enough for Jimmy to run between. (00:01:10)

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Continuity mistake: When Pollyanna and Nancy deliver the calf's foot jelly to Mr. Neely, Pollyanna has one jar left in her basket and Nancy has two jars in her basket. Next shot, after the two leave Miss Ferd's, Pollyanna now has three jars in her basket, and Nancy has three as well. (01:02:30)

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Continuity mistake: When Jimmy jumps off the back of the ice wagon he holds a chunk of ice. Next close-up, the ice has doubled in size and when he walks with Pollyanna the ice changes shape again. (01:11:40)

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Continuity mistake: Just after Pollyanna and Jimmy are given the watermelon slices, there is an overhead panning shot of the bazaar grounds and Mrs. Lagerlof is seen at her cake stand, but in the next shot (and two shots later) Mrs. Lagerlof and Mr. Tarbell can be seen dancing together at the bandstand at the other end of the bazaar (then a few shots later she's back at her cake stand). (01:47:25)

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Continuity mistake: When Pollyanna and Jimmy sneak onto Mr. Pendergast's property, her long braid is loose and coming apart, but a moment later it is perfectly braided and neatly pulled together. (00:52:25)

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Other mistake: When Pollyanna and Aunt Polly are trying on clothes, Pollyanna puts on a hat that is flat. Aunt Polly shakes her head and then she approves of another hat that is fuller. At church Pollyanna is wearing the flat hat.

Mrs. Amelia Tarbell: You go get the luggage. Be careful with the fresh eggs. They're wrapped in paper.
Ben Tarbell: Yes, dear.
Mrs. Amelia Tarbell: Oh, and Ben?
Ben Tarbell: Yes, dear?
Mrs. Amelia Tarbell: I want you to write a letter to the president of this railway. There were men smoking in the parlor car. Disgraceful! I've taken his number.
Ben Tarbell: Yes, dear.

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Trivia: During the emergency at the orphanage, the fireman shouting at Jimmy Bean over the railing is the film's director, David Swift. (00:25:10)

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Question: What's the name of the Music or Song playing at the beginning of the "Bazaar" when everyone is riding bicycles down the road?

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