Best comedy movie mistakes of 1942

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Holiday Inn picture

Continuity mistake: After their first number, Ted and Jim are in their dressing room, Jim is buttoning his left cuff and then pulls down his right sleeve. In the next shot, he does this again.

Jack's Revenge
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To Be or Not To Be picture

Factual error: This relates to the first movie with this title, the one with Jack Benny in it. About midway in the film there is a scene with Polish pilots in the RAF in a room. It cuts to a brief shot of airplanes flying which obviously purports to show the Polish pilots flying their airplanes. But, the airplanes shown are circa 1935 U. S. Army Air Corps Consolidated two place fighters, never used by the RAF and in fact totally obsolete and never used by any air force during WWII.

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Ride 'Em Cowboy picture

Continuity mistake: When Abbott and Costello are on the train. Costello walks over to see the guys playing poker. In the background a man closes the back door of the train. As Costello passes you see the door is open again and the same guy closes it again. (00:17:10)

Greg Weisgerber
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Road to Morocco picture

Factual error: Orville says that he born on September 13, 1913, a Friday. That was actually a Saturday. (00:46:10)

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Woman of the Year picture

Continuity mistake: When Spencer Tracy takes Katharine Hepburn to the baseball game (about 20 minutes into the film), several plays supposedly from that game are shown. Some of the plays take place on a diamond that has a well manicured dirt path from the pitchers mound to home plate, while others take place on a diamond with an all grass infield and no path.

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Yankee Doodle Dandy picture

Visible crew/equipment: In the final musical number "Strictly off the Record", you can clearly see the shadow of the microphone boom during part of the number.

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Sky Trooper picture

Continuity mistake: When Donald is cutting Sergeant Pete's cap, the cap has a "U.S." badge on it in a close-up, but in the next shot the badge has disappeared.

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Donald Gets Drafted picture

Continuity mistake: When one of the doctors touches Donald's stomach with a stethoscope, Donald has his hat on his head, but when Donald is pulled off in the next shot, his hat has disappeared.

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The Wacky Wabbit picture

Continuity mistake: When Bugs is holding the stick of dynamite in his left hand, he puts the other hand in his ear to avoid the explosion. You can see that Bugs is holding the stick with all of his fingers, but when we see a close-up of the stick in the next shot, he is holding it with only two fingers.

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My Favorite Duck picture

Continuity mistake: When Porky is about to put the pole down into the ground, you can see that there's nothing behind him, but in the next shot trees have suddenly appeared.

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Case of the Missing Hare picture

Continuity mistake: When Bugs puts a cigar in Ala Bahma's mouth at the end of the cartoon, the background is blue with a pink curtain, but after the cigar explodes, the background is green and the curtain is blue.

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Eatin' on the Cuff or The Moth Who Came to Dinner picture

Audio problem: When we see the moth singing on his way to the bar, his mouth doesn't move.

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Puss n' Toots picture

Continuity mistake: When Jerry runs onto the record player, he runs next to a button panel and there are four buttons on it: Fast, Stop, Start and Change. But when he is pressing random buttons later on in the cartoon, a "Record" button has been added and the "Change" button has disappeared.

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The Impatient Patient picture

Continuity mistake: When Daffy sees Dr Jerkyl's house, he is holding a telegram in his hand that disappears when we see him in the next shot.

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