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Raintree County (1957) Poster

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Anachronisms 

After Lincoln's 1860 election, the crowd sings "The Battle Hymn of the Republic". However, Julia Ward Howe wrote the poem, on which the song was based, for the Atlantic Monthly in 1861.
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While celebrating Lincoln's election in 1860, the band can be heard playing "Rally Round the Flag". This song was not penned until 1862 by George F. Root.
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Continuity 

After Lincoln wins the election, John and Nell say good night in front of John's house. The same wagon with the same people in it pass by them twice in the background.
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At the party celebrating Lincoln's election, a guest smears charcoal on some of his face. In the next shot, his face is almost entirely black.
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Factual errors 

The soldiers are shown making "Sherman neckties" out of rails. This cannot be done without first heating the rails.
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Miscellaneous 

As she descends the stairs with others towards the end of the movie, Eva Marie Saint looks directly into the camera.
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When Johnny comes out of the swamp after taking his boat into the swamp looking for the Raintree at the beginning of the film, Neil & Garwood stop on the road and Neil tells Johnny to get in the buggy. At that time no one would abandon their boat like Johnny did leaving it in the swamp.
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