Tommy
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Continuity mistake: During "Eyesight to the Blind," The Preacher's guitar changes from a red Les Paul to a black Stratocaster. It's not blatantly obvious, but easy enough to spot without slow-mo. (00:26:33 - 00:30:02)

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Continuity mistake: Just after Tommy sings under the waterfall (completely soaked) he climbs out the top and emerges completely dry.

Revealing mistake: When Tommy's parents die he puts their hands together. As the camera shows the close-up of their hands his mother's pinky finger twitches.

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Trivia: Ken Russell wanted Christopher Lee to play The Specialist. However, Lee was unavailable, filming The Man With the Golden Gun in Bangkok. Russell eventually cast Jack Nicholson.

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Trivia: While filming "Champagne," Ann-Margret gashed her arm on a piece of broken glass. The cut required 24 stitches to close.

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Trivia: Ann-Margret plays Roger Daltrey's mother in the movie, even though in real life she's only three years older than him.


Tommy: See me, feel me. Touch me, heal me.

Frank Hobbs: And Tommy doesn't know what day it is / He doesn't know who Jesus was or what praying is / How can he be saved / from the eternal grave?

The Pinball Wizard: Ever since I was a young boy, I've played the silver ball. From SoHo down to Brighton, I must have played them all. But I ain't seen nothin' like him In any amusement hall. That deaf, dumb and blind kid Sure plays a mean pinball.

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