The Greatest Showman
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Continuity mistake: During the "This is me" sequence, the tattooed man is wearing a red cape. During the last few seconds of the song, he loses the cape and then it reappears again. (00:59:55)

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Continuity mistake: When Barnum goes to see Charity by the beach at the end of the film, they embrace. As the camera shows a close up of their faces Charity's head is on Barnum's right shoulder, but when they reverse the shot to show her expression she is now on his left shoulder. (01:30:10)

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Continuity mistake: When Barnum is writing a letter to Charity near the start he is right handed. When we see him just before he is fired he is left handed. (00:06:45 - 00:11:00)

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Continuity mistake: At the start of Come Alive, PT stands in front of his museum and is on a wet patch of ground. Camera cuts and now the floor is dry. (00:25:15)

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Continuity mistake: PT arrives home to tell Charity that he's been fired. Depending on the angle, a long strand of hair falls over her left cheek or not. This keeps swapping back and forth. (00:12:50)

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Continuity mistake: When young PT makes young Charity laugh, she spills tea over her dress, leaving it soaking wet. When the angle changes it's almost dry. (00:03:50)

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Continuity mistake: Throughout Rewrite the stars, the marks on Phillip's trousers are constantly changing between shots. (01:03:00)

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Continuity mistake: When Charity's father slaps young Barnum for making her laugh he is wearing the partially tailored suit. Then he walks past him an instant later and he is not wearing it.

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Continuity mistake: When PT is showing the family his museum, he picks one of the girls up with her facing him. Camera changes and now she's facing away from him. (00:18:00)

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Continuity mistake: When Charity is playing on the roof with the girls, she is around 6ft away from the washing basket in one scene and right next to it after the camera changes. (00:12:20)

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Continuity mistake: When Young PT is offered the apple, his position changes in relation to the poster behind him. (00:07:30)

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Continuity mistake: At the start of From Now On, Tom Thumb pushes two pump handles to pour some mead. However only one pump has mead come out. The barman then hands PT two tankards full of mead. (01:22:10)

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Continuity mistake: During Rewrite the Stars, Phillip is lifted up by the rope holding Ann. When they land, Ann manages to get a rope of her own from nowhere. (01:03:30)

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Continuity mistake: In the dance "from now on" the large lady by the bar is on her own, two shots later she has moved 10ft to her left, is surrounded by people and the tattooed man is dancing on a table in front of her that wasn't there before - he was at the front dancing two shots before. (01:28:00)

Continuity mistake: During the dance "from now on" the room size frequently changes to wider and back again. The true "narrow" width is shown from outside when Barnum leaves the bar. (01:29:00)

Continuity mistake: In the song "From Now On" two dancers are on the bar and dance past each other. In a different shot straight after, they are seen back where they were, and dance past each other again. (01:28:00)

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Continuity mistake: When Charity is about to leave her home to go off with PT Barnum, she is inside her house, walking down the stairs. She is wearing an elegant outfit, with what appears to be a dark green satin skirt. But after Charity and PT Barnum leave the house, and are walking outside, Charity's skirt changes to blue.

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Continuity mistake: When PT is handing out flyers you can see there is none on the floor. However a few shots later the floor is littered with flyers. More than was handed out. (00:18:50)

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Continuity mistake: When Barnum goes to see Charity by the beach at the end of the film, they embrace. As the camera shows a close up of their faces Charity's head is on Barnum's right shoulder, but when they reverse the shot to show her expression she is now on his left shoulder. (01:30:10)

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Trivia: Making a film based on P.T. Barnum had been a passion project for star Hugh Jackman for some years before it was finally made. Reportedly, what kept the film from being made sooner was the fact that most major studios were apprehensive about producing an original musical not based on a pre-existing film or stageplay.

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Answer: It doesn't tell.

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