Best mystery movie mistakes of 1972

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Sleuth picture

Continuity mistake: When Lawrence Olivier and Michael Caine are playing snooker, Olivier pots the black. There is then a wide shot, with the black visible again on its spot. The next shot is a close up of Olivier picking the black ball from the pocket and replacing it on the table.

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Tintin and the Lake of Sharks picture

Continuity mistake: When Tintin and the two kids are escaping from the submarine lair, the water level keeps changing. It's supposed to be more and more high, but it's lower in some shots.

Dr Wilson
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Horror Express picture

Continuity mistake: Several characters say that the train leaves from Shanghai. But the caption at the beginning says that the starting location is Peking (which is in fact where the real Trans-Siberian Express did depart from).

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They Only Kill Their Masters picture

Continuity mistake: When Abel rams the sheriff's car, he is driving a 1966 Chevrolet. He leaves and ends up at the veterinary clinic, where the doctor injects him with a poison. During the following chase, Abel's car becomes a 1967 Chevrolet, then reverts back to the '66 Chevy.

goofyfoot
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Frogs picture

Continuity mistake: Pickett Smith has his shirt sleeves rolled up at the movie's beginning, then they're rolled down and buttoned then rolled back up before his canoe gets knocked over.

Rob245
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