The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Factual error: During the song "A Guy Like You," one of the gargoyles trips the trapdoor on Quasimodo's miniature hangman's scaffold. Trapdoors weren't used on scaffolds until the 18th century.

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Quasimodo is reciting his alphabet to Frollo, we see Frollo pick up his goblet for a drink when he says "D?"By "E?", he still has the goblet in his hand. After saying "F?" he raises the goblet and takes a drink. When the camera pans back to Quasimodo saying "Festival", the goblet is in clear sight even when we hear Frollo spit out his drink.

Factual error: Towards the end of the song "Out There" Quasimodo climbs onto the large spire on the roof. That spire was added in the 19th century and thus didn't exist when the movie was set.

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Trivia: When Quasimodo is singing a few minutes into the film, he is standing above the town street where people are walking around, doing business. If you look closely to the lower right of the scene, you can see Belle from "Beauty and the Beast" reading a book in her blue dress, walking.

Trivia: Two of the talking gargoyles are named Victor, and another is named Hugo. Victor Hugo was the author of the original novel 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame'.

Trivia: Where you can see Belle from Beauty and the Beast, you can also see Pumbaa from the Lion King being carried on one of those stick things they use for dead animals.

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Frollo: And look what else I've caught in my net. Captain Phoebus, back from the dead. Another "miracle", no doubt. I shall remedy that.

Frollo: Captain Phoebus, arrest her.

Oafish Guard: All right, gypsy, where'd you get that money?
Esmeralda: For your information, I earned it.
Oafish Guard: Gypsies don't earn money.
Brutish Guard: They steal it.

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Question: I'm not of the Catholic religion so I have a question. During Frollo's fireplace song he sees those faceless people wearing the red cloaks and then on the wall there are shadows holding crosses and stuff like that. Are these any specific objects of the catholic religion or just your average devils and angels?

Chosen answer: They are representations of good and evil.

Question: What war is Phoebus returning from?

Chosen answer: That's a good question. France actually fought no wars between the Battle of Castillon in 1451, and the Italian Wars which began in 1494. Seeing as the movie takes place in 1482 it seems strange that Phoebus would have fought in any war, unless he is at least 45 years old.

Question: What exactly is Frollo's position of authority?

Chosen answer: He's a judge.

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