Best adventure movie mistakes of 1956

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The Searchers picture

Other mistake: There is a scene where a dead Indian warrior is discovered. In this scene he is covered by a large flat piece of stone. When they pull away the stone you can see his chest rising and falling as the "dead" Indian breathes. Much easier to see when viewed in HD.

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Around the World in 80 Days picture

Revealing mistake: In the scene out West with the buffalo, notice the car driving in the distant background.

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Ten Commandments picture

Revealing mistake: When the parted Red Sea comes together, if you look behind Pharaoh as his troops are being engulfed by the water, notice in the background that there are two boulders floating in the water, not being pushed, but floating lightly.

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The Man Who Knew Too Much picture

Visible crew/equipment: When James Stewart tells Doris Day that he lied about the telephone call being from the hotel, Doris gets excited and James struggles with her on the bed. During that scene, you can see on the upper left corner a shadow of a microphone.

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The King and I picture

Continuity mistake: When they are dancing the king's earring is on his left ear then it somehow jumps across to the other ear.

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The Battle of the River Plate picture

Continuity mistake: In the final shot, just as the credits are rolling, the British warships are sailing away with the sun setting behind them. In an earlier scene the radio commentator says that the sun is setting and a shot of the sun touching the surface of the sea is shown.

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Moby Dick picture

Continuity mistake: When Ishmael is in bed watching Queequeg looking around his room, his head rotates between shots.

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The Great Locomotive Chase picture

Factual error: William Fuller in the film is seen chasing the General first on a push car, then on the Yonah, and finally on the Texas. In the actual chase, after leaving the Yonah, Fuller pursued on the Rome Railroad's William R. Smith locomotive, which is not featured in the film, before finding the Texas.

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The Mountain picture

Continuity mistake: When Robert Wagner falls, halfway up the mountain, Spencer Tracy's rope, which is attached to Wagner, runs through his hands, making them bleed, but, finally, he gets a grip and he pulls Wagner up. As we see Tracy's rope, as it slowly comes up, but there is no blood on it.

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