Special Sub-Topic: "Annie"--Movie versus Play
|In the stage version, what song does Annie sing to Sandy?|
"Tomorrow". In the play, she sings "Tomorrow" after she finds Sandy after he escapes from the dog catcher, but in the movie she sings "Dumb Dog" after she rescues him from some boys who are teasing him.
|In the movie, who is Miss Hannigan interested in that she isn't in the play?|
Mr. Bundles. In the movie she flirts with Mr. Bundles when he comes to get the laundry, but he isn't interested. He only fakes being interested when he discovers Annie is in the laundry basket. In the play it is the other way around, and he is flirting with her. She flirts with the policeman and is interested in Oliver Warbucks in both.
|Is it in the play or the movie when the audience actually sees Annie, Grace, and Oliver Warbucks attend a movie?|
movie. In the movie, Annie and Grace sing "Let's Go to the Movies" and then go with Mr. Warbucks to see "Camille". In the play we don't actually see them go to the movies. They go out in the street, sing "NYC", and we assume they have been at the movies.
|Which of these songs is in the play but not the movie?|
"We'd Like to Thank You Herbert Hoover". The other songs are in both the play and movie. "We'd Like to Thank You Herbert Hoover" aka "Hooverville" takes place in the play, when Annie meets some bums on the street right after she escapes from the orphanage.
|Which of these characters is in the movie but not the play?|
Eleanor Roosevelt. In the movie, Annie sings "Tomorrow" at the White House with FDR, Mrs. Roosevelt, and Daddy Warbucks. In the play she sings it at the White House, but with FDR, Daddy Warbucks, and the Cabinet.
|In the play, does Annie leave with "The Mudges"?|
n. The Mudges are really Rooster and Lily trying to get award money for being Annie's real parents. In the movie she leaves with them and narrowly escapes, being rescued by Punjab on the "autocopter". In the play, they are caught before they have a chance to take Annie.
|Is it in the play or the movie where Annie has a note her birth parents left with her?|
play. In the play she has a note her parents left with her at the orphanage, as well as a locket. In the movie, it was just a locket.
|In the play, which orphan besides Annie also hides in the laundry basket?|
Molly. Right after the song "It's a Hard-Knock Life", Molly hides in the basket for a bit before saying, "I love you Miss Hannigan".
|Does Sandy have a bigger part in the play or the movie?|
movie. In the movie, Annie begs Grace to let her take Sandy with her to the Warbucks Mansion and is part of the movie throughout. In the play, Sandy is only around when Annie sings "Tomorrow", during the "Hooverville" number, and in some productions, Sandy shows up during the finale.
|The stage version takes place during what holiday season?|
Christmas. In the play, Oliver Warbucks had wanted an orphan to spend Christmas with him and the finale is on Christmas Day. On the movie, he had only wanted an orphan for a week and the finale takes place during a July 4th celebration.
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