Best movie mistakes of 1950

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Cinderella picture

Revealing mistake: The stepmother's arm disappears for a split second when she tells her daughters that there is still a chance for them to become the princess.

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Rio Grande picture

Factual error: The cavalry sing Low Bridge (or Fifteen Years On The Erie Canal) as they trek across Texas in 1879. This was written by Thomas S. Allen in 1905 during the time the Erie canal was switched from mule power to engine power. (00:49:00)

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The Asphalt Jungle picture

Continuity mistake: Doc Riedenschneider calls on Cobby in a dark hallway with brick walls and a door in the end with a half-open transom. Through this door, in the adjacent room, there are several gangsters seated a table. They go down the hallway and enter this room. In the next scene they have entered and the seated gangsters are suddenly no longer there. Nor is there a transom over the door. The hallway viewed from this room has white walls now instead of brick.

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All About Eve picture

Other mistake: A glass is dropped which had drink and one ice cube in it, however two ice cubes are picked up from the spillage.

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Destination Moon picture

Factual error: Between Earth and the Moon the crew of the spacecraft have an EVA in which they walk on the ship's metal hull with magnetic boots. At one point an astronaut inadvertently slips both boots off the hull and drifts off into space, helpless. There is a long shot of him drifting away in which his body spontaneously spins around 180 degrees and then stops rotating, which is all a violation of conserved angular momentum.

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Kim (1950)

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Harvey picture

Continuity mistake: Veta and her daughter are getting out the tablecloth. The daughter mentions Harvey's name and Veta shushes her. Cut back to the table being visible. In seconds, the tablecloth goes from barely unfolded to neatly spread out and straight.

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Night and the City picture

Visible crew/equipment: When Fabian goes into his office after receiving the package, he closes the door and the rest of this shot is through the glass. The camera and its operator (with a white shirt) are visible on the right side.

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King Solomon's Mines picture

Revealing mistake: Having been deserted by their porters three white people and a native journey on. During their journey an antelope is shot by Allan Quartermain for food. The sound of the shot is dubbed in as there is no recoil from the high powered rifle he uses.

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Golden Yeggs picture

Continuity mistake: When Rocky tells Daffy to fill up the egg crates at the end of the short, you can see Rocky is in front of Daffy but in the next shot Rocky has gone.

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Canary Row picture

Continuity mistake: When Sylvester runs into the Broken Arms Apartment Building, you can see the front door of the entrance has nothing on it, but when Sylvester is being attacked by the guard in the next shot, there are metal bars on the door.

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Rabbit of Seville picture

Continuity mistake: After Bugs Bunny has snipped off Elmer Fudd's pants suspender buttons, you can see Elmer's gun is directly behind him. But when Elmer picks up his gun to try and shoot Bugs, the gun is now by his foot.

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Saturday Evening Puss picture

Continuity mistake: When Tom traps Jerry in the blinds, he pulls the cord and squashes Jerry. At this point, you can see Tom is holding the cord, but when we Jerry sliding down the blinds in the next shot, Tom is no longer holding the cord.

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Colt .45 picture

Factual error: This Warner film concerns a pair of post-Mexican War, new-style percussion revolvers stolen from a travelling arms dealer and used in a crime spree. The criminal was unbeatable because of the overwhelming firepower of the guns compared to the single-shot handguns used by everyone else in the film. The title guns used throughout the film were a pair of Colt Dragoon revolvers, in caliber .44. Colt didn't manufacture a .45 revolver until the metallic cartridge era, in 1873.

Mark Schroeder

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Cheaper by the Dozen picture

Visible crew/equipment: During the dance scene, in the ladies room the shadow of the boom mic is seen in the mirror's reflection behind Ann. (01:10:00)

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Homeless Hare picture

Continuity mistake: When the construction worker sees a bird in front of him, he says "Ha!" The worker then sees the city below and falls. At this point, you can see the worker is holding his hat in his left hand, but when he falls through the first plank of wood, the hat is nowhere to be seen.

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Continuity mistake: Dr. Luther Brooks is in the changing room with Dr. Dan Wharton. During their conversation, one of the lockers behind Brooks' is open, its door quite close to him. In the close-ups though, all the lockers are closed. The shadows are also different. (00:04:00 - 00:04:40)

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Texas Tom picture

Continuity mistake: At the beginning of the cartoon, Tom lifts a flower pot to reveal a cowering Jerry. But after Tom has caught Jerry with his lasso, he pulls him back but the flower pot is nowhere to be seen.

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