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Anachronisms 

During the car chase early in the film, the car carrying Edward Norton and Ethan Suplee runs over the sidewalk as it rounds a corner, clearly showing the curb ramps for the handicapped, that would not have been installed until after the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
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The style of panic bar on the exit door in the auditorium at the public meeting was not invented until 1988 by Thomas Industries.
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When the Edward Norton character asks for "Mr. Horowitz," the receptionist corrects him by saying "Ms." The term is used again later in the film. While the term existed prior to the 1950's it was not in general use until the 1970's.
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The terms "paper trail" and "granny glasses" did not exist in 1957.
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Crew or equipment visible 

When Lionel enters the club at night to find a dead body, we can see two crew members and boom mics on the left side.
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Factual errors 

Alec Baldwin's character (based on Robert Moses) wash shown pulling out a pack of Chesterfields (an unfiltered cigarette) and removing a smoke. However, the next scene and other subsequent scenes showed smoking with filtered cigarettes instead.
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Miscellaneous 

When Lionel drives up to the club with Laura in the '57 Chevy, they decide to go inside. They walk into the club, leaving the car's lights on.
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