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After watching a movie with your children or students, we encourage parents and teachers to look for education opportunities to teach with movies. Here are a few discussion topics that can help with lesson plans or teaching in the home.
Jumping from a bridge (or any tall structure) would result in death—not time travel. Do you think it is reckless or irrelevant that the movie makes this depiction?
What cultural barriers do you see as possible concerns for a couple that have been raised over one hundred years apart?
The construction of the Brooklyn Bridge was a marvel of its time. To find more information about its history, try http://www.endex.com/gf/buildings/bbridge/bbridgefacts.htm
For insight on the real inventor of the elevator, check out http://www.invent.org/book/book-text/81.html where you will notice the script took a lot of artistic licence in ascribing this invention to the Duke. (If you watch the closing credits closely, you will find they name the real mastermind: Elisha Graves Otis)