Velvet Goldmine

Factual error: Near the beginning of the film, a scene opens with the subtitle 'New York'. Strange, these New Yorkers drive on the left.

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Revealing mistake: Right at the start there is a TV 'clip' showing the crowds outside the Lyceum. This is supposedly 1974 but you can quite see a pretty modern looking CCTV camera above the Lyceum door.

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Factual error: Although the 1984 scenes are supposed to take place in New York, there are obvious shots of red double-decker buses and other London trademarks.

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Trivia: In Jerry Devine's office, the floor-to-ceiling black and white photograph of a glamorous woman is Eddie Izzard (Jerry) in drag.

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