Best movie continuity 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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Spellbound picture

Continuity mistake: Immediately after the (Dali) dream sequence, when Dr. Brulov and Constance are reviewing Constance's notes, Dr. Brulov draws a pencil out of his coat pocket. Hitchcock then cuts to a close-up, and Dr. Brulov repeats the motion.

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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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Brief Encounter picture

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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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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Blithe Spirit picture

Continuity mistake: Charles has a half-filled glass in his hand when Ruth leaves, leaving Charles and Elvira alone, but, along the way, the glass has gone.

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And Then There Were None picture

Continuity mistake: As Ms. Claythorn recites the first verse of the nursery rhyme, Lombard picks up food from the platter. He gets two pieces, then puts the utensils back; notice in the following shot how his arm is suddenly in a different and rather awkward position, the waiter being at closer distance. (00:11:15)

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Herr Meets Hare picture

Continuity mistake: When Bugs Bunny says "Watch your blood pressure, chubby!" to Göring, the medals on Göring's lederhosen change between shots.

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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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The Bullfighters picture

Continuity mistake: Laurel and Hardy climb a pile of hay to get away from an angry bull. They fall into a wagon which begins to careen out of control and race downhill. The close-ups use rear-screen projection that shows a tree-filled forest. In the long shots, however, the wagon is speeding through a cactus-covered desert. (00:45:45)

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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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Nasty Quacks picture

Continuity mistake: When Daffy Duck is eating his breakfast at the table, the cup next to him has nothing in it but in the next shot a piece of buttered toast suddenly appears.

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Continuity mistake: When Woody reacts to the "Blackout Borscht" that the taxidermist has given him, the bowl is on the counter, but in the shot of Woody's head and neck rising into the air, the bowl has suddenly disappeared.

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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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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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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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The Shooting of Dan McGoo picture

Continuity mistake: When we see Droopy gambling at the fruit machine, you can see the fruits have nothing around them but in the next shot a pattern suddenly appears.

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The Screwy Truant picture

Continuity mistake: When Screwy squashes the truant officer's nose with a mallet, the nose jumps off in pain and then hides under the officer's face. At this point, the truant officer is wearing a hat on his head, but in the next shot the hat has disappeared.

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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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The Jade Mask picture

Continuity mistake: The policeman drives up to the house and parks his motorcycle facing the front door. He goes to the door to talk and then returns to his motorcycle and prepares to leave. When he gets back to the motorcycle, it is now parked facing away from the door. (00:08:05)

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