Its story about New York City newsboy strike of 1899, when young newspaper sellers are exploited beyond reason by their bosses they set out to enact change and are met by the ruthlessness of big business.
This film marks the directorial debut of choreographer Kenny Ortega.
This film is loosely based on the New York City Newsboys' Strike of 1899.
Christian Bale was reportedly ashamed to tell his friends that the movie was a musical.
During the song "Santa Fe", there's a part where Jack Kelly (Christian Bale) is riding a horse. The part when his arms are thrown out and he is bent back, he is actually riding on the shoulders of his stunt master.
10 Apr 1992 ● English ● 2 hrs 1 min
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