Best horror movie mistakes of 1953

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Continuity mistake: When Sylvia and Dr. Forrester are in the farm house, Sylvia cooks some eggs, then places the plates of eggs on the table. As she places them down you can see a plate with toast stacked on it. This plate disappears in the next shot of them both sitting down. (00:42:40)

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It Came from Outer Space pictureIt Came from Outer Space mistake picture

Visible crew/equipment: Opening credits (also a few minutes in) has a fiery spaceship crashing into the camera for this was a 3D movie. What's interesting is that a mirror can be seen on the left portion of the screen just before the collision. This was apparent at the theatres and on the VHS tape release. For some reason, the DVD release has it cropped out and now the spaceship is off-centered at the beginning (fortunately the bonus material still shows it). (00:00:20 - 00:03:50)

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Continuity mistake: When the Beast first tears down the streets of New York, a lone police officer empties his service revolver at the beast before being eaten. A few minutes later, a group of a half dozen police officers pump their shotguns before firing at the beast - the officer who was already eaten after firing his revolver can be seen alive in the far left of the screen as one of the officers readying his shotgun.

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Revealing mistake: In the beginning where Vincent Price is brawling with his business partner, his partner throws a pipe or bar at him. Price ducks and the bar hits something that the camera was connected to, because the scene jerks.

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