Best movie mistakes of 1947

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Other mistake: About two-thirds of the way in, Robert Young re-visits the 'scene of the crime'. While climbing up the steep bank from the ravine, he reaches the top and, and in a very short shot (a few seconds), his shadow is cast upon the painted background scenery.

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Continuity mistake: When Dr. Sawyer is giving Kris the exam, during the part where Kris is doing the physical coordination test, we see Kris from Sawyer's point of view, and Sawyer is drumming his fingers. When the shot switches to Kris's, he is fingering his eyebrow. When it switches back, fingers drumming. Finally, when it switches back again, his hands are neatly folded in front of him.

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Revealing mistake: Cary Grant shows off his ice skating moves but you can tell it's a stunt double. The double is a bit shorter than Grant. Also in the same sequence, the two other skaters have noticeable doubles as well.

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Other mistake: In the 1946 MGM film "Good News" - there is a minor flub in the last musical dance number -The Varsity Drag. About 131.13 into the film- a woman dancer wearing a pink dress - just to the left of the screen- stumbles forward and almost falls onto her face while dancing. They left this scene in for some reason. (01:31:10)

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Continuity mistake: Pinkie sweeps all the glasses on top of the bar onto the floor, yet after he and his gang have gone we see broken glass on the bar top.

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Continuity mistake: To show time has passed, the wooden fence on the beach deteriorates, but the top of the fence, with Anna Muir carved in it, was never anywhere near the water - it was way up inland, far away from the water's edge - but now it is in the water, waves washing over it.

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Continuity mistake: As Lulu is racing up to the school, you see the brick base of the school house and that the bricks are a dark red color. It then cuts to a closer angle as she is about to pull her fishing pole out of the steps and suddenly the bricks are now a light grey. Also in the same shots, you see first that the tree's shadow is lay across the walkway in front of the steps. But in the close up the shadow is nowhere to be seen. (00:01:55)

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Continuity mistake: In the scene where we see two pilots in the cockpit of a aircraft, the co-pilot has a fake moustache. The top lip appears to be coloured black.

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Continuity mistake: After Tom is sobered up by water, you can see behind him there is a bottle of seltzer in the refrigerator, but when Jerry comes along with a chicken drumstick in the next shot, the bottle has disappeared.

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Continuity mistake: When Mickey Mouse is speaking to Minnie Mouse on the telephone, the telephone cord disappears and then re-appears.

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Continuity mistake: When Bugs Bunny crosses the finish line, you can see there is only grass next to the road. But in the next shot, kerbing appears out of nowhere.

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Continuity mistake: When the maid comes into the room Helen is clenching her right hand by her side. The camera cuts to face Helen and she is clutching her hands in front of her body. (01:23:05)

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Continuity mistake: When we see a man and woman sitting by a lake, the plate of pancakes on the picnic blanket moves from the left to the right between shots.

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Revealing mistake: When Jerry walks towards the crab with the soda bottle cap stuck on his head, one of the crab's legs disappears for a frame or two.

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Continuity mistake: When Butch points his pistol at Tom, you can see that the handle has nothing written on it, but in the next shot the words "Ajax" have appeared.

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Continuity mistake: When Humphrey Bogart comes into the kitchen after being hit in the face by a coconut custard pie, the number of cream spots on his dinner jacket changes between shots.

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Continuity mistake: As Johnny is at the window taking to Maura she invites him in the door. He turns towards the door and it opens. Then the camera angle changes, the door is closed, and opens again. (00:17:00 - 00:18:00)

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Continuity mistake: When Thomas uses a fishing rod to hoist himself up to Tweety's cage, you can see that Tweety is resting himself with his arm on the swing. But when we see Tweety in the next shot, his arm is on his chest.

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Continuity mistake: When Jerry first becomes buff after drinking some of the milk and starts approaching Tom to beat him up, Tom sees a book and grabs it then hits Jerry. Before Tom grabs the book, it's yellow. When he grabs it, it's green.

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