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Why were there pictures of P.T.'s family in the bar?

In The Greatest Showman, during the "From Now On" scene, P.T. looks at pictures of his family that are on the wall of the bar. We know this is a public bar because he has Philip pay for their drinks ...
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What's freaky about Anne Wheeler (Zendaya's character)?

In The Greatest Showman, what's freaky about Anne Wheeler (Zendaya's character)? (Or in today's more politically-correct language, what's her disability?) All I could tell was that she's very ...
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What did Barnum want from Phillip Carlyle?

In The Greatest Showman, Barnum (over the course of a song), tries to get Phillip Carlyle to join him. But what did he want from Carlyle exactly? What would Carlyle bring to the table that he was so ...
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What does “a nickel on the dime” mean?

In The Greatest Showman there's a song set in a bar where PT and Philip are negotiating whether or not Philip will join the show, and there is a lyric I don't understand. First they're singing about ...
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In The Greatest Showman, are all of the “freaks” representative of actual biological variations?

In The Greatest Showman, P.T. Barnum hires many people with "biological rarities", including: a woman with a beard a person with long hair covering all of his/her face an albino woman conjoined twins ...