Best musical movie mistakes of 1964

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Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer picture

Factual error: During the opening credits, the show's copyright date is shown in Roman numerals as MCLXIV. In Arabic numbers, that's 1164 - it should have been MCMLXIV for 1964.

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My Fair Lady picture

Deliberate mistake: When Eliza is about to be bathed, the mirror keeps turning around between shots to avoid reflecting the filming crew.

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Mary Poppins picture

Continuity mistake: The father tears the children's advert for a nanny up into 8 pieces, but when it comes out of the chimney it's in far more bits.

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Viva Las Vegas picture

Continuity mistake: Ann Margaret is seen dancing with high heeled shoes at the beginning of a dance routine and during the routine is seen in flat ballet shoes, then near the end she is seen wearing high heeled shoes again.

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The Unsinkable Molly Brown picture

Continuity mistake: At Molly's party after returning from Europe, the Duchess is introduced, and everyone bows. The shot shows Molly reaching for her neighbor who's standing straight, to bow down, and she does. Then there is a long shot showing the crowd, and the neighbor is again standing, and then you see Molly reach out for her again as she just had.

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Kissin' Cousins picture

Continuity mistake: When the initial site team comes to the Tatum's, the second jeep in the convoy has the same supposedly unique serial number as the one the general arrives in a week later.

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Robin and the 7 Hoods picture

Continuity mistake: When Sammy Davis Jr. is shooting up the casino, the glass rectangles for the lights on either side of all the wine bottles have machine gun bullet holes in all of them before he shoots.

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