The Help

Factual error: Just before it shows Ailbileen using her newly built outside bathroom, there is a overview shot of Elizabeth's house. The house has architectural (3 dimensional) shingles installed but according to Nachi.org, these shingles were not introduced to market until the 1970's.

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Continuity mistake: In the scene where Skeeter is on the phone with the lady who is interested in the book, she has an ashtray with a lit cigarette in it. In the next shot it is gone and the cigarette is in her hand, the next time it shows her the ashtray is back in its original position.

Continuity mistake: When Skeeter enters Brent's Drugs after the ladies' meeting, Elizabeth has on a pair of purple floral earrings. When she greets Skeeter with a "hey" there are no earrings. The shot then pans to Hilly motioning Elizabeth to move over and the earrings are back again.

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Trivia: Kathryn Stockett, the author of the book, has a cameo as one of the ladies in the Ladies Auxillary meeting.

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Trivia: Kathryn Stockett's (the author)book which this film The Help is based on was rejected 60 times before it was eventually published.

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Aibileen Clark: All you do is scam and lie to get what you want. You a godless woman. Ain't you tired, Ms. Hilly? Ain't you tired?

Missus Walters: I sometimes may not remember my own name or what country I'm in, but there are two things I'll never forget: That my own daughter threw me in a nursing home, and that she ate Minny's shit. Goodnight.

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