Best movie mistakes of 1945

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State Fair picture

Continuity mistake: When Dana Andrews and Jeane Craine are on the roller coaster, as it goes down the first dip, she stand up and he yells at her to sit down, but his mouth never moves. Also, the positions of the riders change from scene to scene.

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Other mistake: In the opening scene of this German movie from 1944, a panoramic view of the city of Potsdam is shown with the subtitle "Potsdam 1813". In the background, the two high radio masts of the Potsdam Military Communication Central can be seen very clearly before the sky.

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Revealing mistake: The "hand" holding the gun rotates 180 degrees while the shooter's point of view does not move. A real hand can't reproduce that motion without moving extremely close to the face.

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Mildred Pierce picture

Continuity mistake: The dead body Wally discovers in the house has its head straight in the long shots, but canted to the right in the close ups.

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Objective, Burma! picture

Continuity mistake: After the raid on the Japanese radar site as Errol Flynn is on the radio sitting next to a radioman talking to the supply plane his hair is sweaty and forming circles on his forehead. When the scene shifts to a close-up of Errol his hair is in straight lines.Then when the scene goes back to the two of them his hair is in circles again.

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Continuity mistake: Even though the heavy rain had only just stopped, as Laura sits alone on the bench, the pavements around her are completely dry.

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Our Vines Have Tender Grapes picture

Revealing mistake: In the process shot (dummy auto front seat, scenery visible in back window) where father and daughter are driving off to see the circus, Eddie G. makes a left turn and the scenery follows; but he forgets to return the steering wheel to center, even though the scenery shows the car has straightened out on the new course. Funny - even titans nod. That car should still be circling somewhere.

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I Know Where I'm Going! picture

Factual error: This is not an error in the film itself, but in some supplementary material on the DVD, in which Margot FitzSimons, the actress who plays Bridie, is identified as the sister of Maureen O'Sullivan. She is in fact the sister of Maureen O'Hara.

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Mouse in Manhattan picture

Continuity mistake: When Jerry is pretending to dance with the placecard mascots at the restaurant, the last mascot he dances with initially has red hair, but when the two pretend to skate on the mirror, her hair is now blonde.

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Thunderhead - Son of Flicka picture

Continuity mistake: Ken's mother makes his jockey shirt using dark blue and gold as their racing colors. When Ken rides Thunderhead in his first race, Ken's jockey shirt is now light green and beige and the design is different. Ken's family owns Thunderhead, and race horse owners must have specific registered racing colors and patterns. Ken would not suddenly be wearing a differently-colored shirt.

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Blithe Spirit picture

Continuity mistake: Just before Charles sees Elvira, he takes a cigarette from a box and lights it, but when he goes to get a drink, the cigarette is gone.

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Nasty Quacks picture

Revealing mistake: When we see the duckling growing up to being Daffy Duck, the calendar behind him keeps changing months but the position of the days are exactly the same.

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Hare Trigger picture

Continuity mistake: When Bugs pours red ink on Sam's head, he leaves the bottle on its side and there is a label saying "Ink" on it. In the next shot, the word "Ink" has disappeared.

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Continuity mistake: Rill Lambeth asks her French maid to cut her hair, but she refuses. Rill takes then the matter in her own hands, aided also by a towel that magically appeared between shots. (00:14:30)

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Ain't That Ducky picture

Continuity mistake: When the hunter is holding the piece of paper that was in the satchel at the end of the cartoon, you can see that his left hand is on the side of the paper, but in the next shot it is now on the corner.

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Draftee Daffy picture

Continuity mistake: When Daffy picks up the telephone to answer the call, there is a sofa behind him. But when he walks along after putting the phone down, the sofa has gone.

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Fog Island picture

Continuity mistake: Doctor Leo sits at the desk and begins writing a letter to Alec Ritchfield. "My dear Alec", it starts. Fade to the finished letter, but you can easily tell that it's not the same letter, the handwriting being different - look at the little flourish below the M, not to mention the position of the text in relation with the Fog Island stamp. (00:08:25)

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Donald's Crime picture

Continuity mistake: When Donald takes Daisy to her home after their date, there is a doorbell on the door frame that keeps disappearing and re-appearing between shots.

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Hare Conditioned picture

Continuity mistake: Throughout the cartoon, watch the handkerchief in the store manager's top pocket of his jacket. In some shots it is in the pocket; others it isn't.

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Hare Tonic picture

Continuity mistake: When Bugs Bunny is standing by the door with a pot stuck on him, you can see that the door has a handle and panels on it, but when we see Elmer Fudd behind the door later on, the panels and handle have disappeared.

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