Best movie mistakes of 1950

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Continuity mistake: As Cinderella descends the staircase after her wedding to The Prince, she is obviously wearing a long sleeved gown. When she waves through the window of the carriage, however, the gown is short sleeved.

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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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Visible crew/equipment: When Joe Gillis returns to the mansion, after Betty Schaefer has just revealed her love towards him, when he enters his room, you can see a hand wearing a watch in the mirror. (01:26:50)

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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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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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Visible crew/equipment: You can see Dean Stockwell's harness and guide wire when Kim is hauled off the ledge and up the cliffside.

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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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Three Came Home picture

Revealing mistake: In this scene we see Claudette Colbert and her husband talking. In the background it's obvious the ocean scene is a stage prop, the waves in the sea don't move at all.

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Harvey picture

Continuity mistake: When Wilson comes to the house looking for Elwood, as he says to Myrtle Mae Simmons "Now where's he?" his cigar is in his mouth. However, in the next shot, he is now holding the cigar in his left hand, placing it into his mouth as he asks "Where did you put him?"

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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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Other mistake: In the scene after the children are taken and Col. York and the cavalry ride off to rescue them, Mrs. York is standing holding Sandy's (who remains behind) arm watching them ride away. When they get to the village and Tyree, young York and Sandy leave to scout the village.

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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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Visible crew/equipment: When Mr. Gilbert is going to the train station, as he walks around in front of his car, you can see the shadow of the boom mic on the lawn, to the left side of the screen. (01:18:15)

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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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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.

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Continuity mistake: When the nanny hits Sylvester on the head with the handle of her umbrella, there is a bench in the background that disappears in the next shot.

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Continuity mistake: When Bugs is square dancing with the hillbilly brothers in the hall, you can see that the hall has a decoration on the wall, but in the next shot the decoration has disappeared.

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Continuity mistake: When Tweety sees Sylvester in his carrier, you can see that Sylvester's carrier is facing straight but in the next shot it is now pointed at an angle.

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Continuity mistake: When Porky inspects Prissy for eggs, you can see that the nest to her has nothing on the wall, but when Porky threatens Prissy to lay an egg, a sign with "Daphne" on it has appeared.

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Continuity mistake: When we first see the "They" flag on Yosemite Sam's fort, it is completely fine. When Sam says "Ahoy, there!" there is now a hole in the top right hand corner.

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