Best crime movie mistakes of 1975

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The Return of the Pink Panther picture

Audio problem: When Cato attacks Clouseau in the Japanese Restaurant and has him in a hold, Clouseau says "No, you idiot", but his lips don't move.

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Suggested correction: He is speaking through clenched teeth.

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Dolemite picture

Revealing mistake: Anytime there is a fight, the hits hardly come close to making contact, but the sound effect is still there.

T Poston
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Mitchell picture

Factual error: During the car chase scene with the Mustang, the driver of the Mustang repeatedly shifts his automatic transmission from "drive" to L1. Also, one shot during the chase shows that driver's feet using a clutch to shift his automatic.

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Dog Day Afternoon picture

Continuity mistake: In the scene in which they discuss Sylvia smoking, the paper on the table is different between shots. In the shots of Sylvia there is some paper near the can on the left. In the shots of Sal, the paper is not there. (01:03:00)

jle
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Continuity mistake: When Doyle arrives at the dock at the beginning of the movie, we see Doyle from behind. A boy with a yellow shirt and a girl with a flower dress pass him on his right side. However, there is a change of shot, and now we see him from the front, and behind him we see the boy and the girl, but instead of being at his right side, they're at his left.

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Continuity mistake: When John Deakin discovers the Reverend's body in the coffin, the Reverend's eyes are closed in one shot and open in the next.

TrevorM
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The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother picture

Continuity mistake: After he raids the candy box in the parlor, Sigerson's face is smeared with chocolate. The stains change noticeably from shot to shot as the scene progresses. The smears on his chin vanish altogether, although he hasn't wiped his face. (00:49:40)

Jean G
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Continuity mistake: The line of traffic on the landing side of Tower Bridge is completely different to when the jaguar lands and the capri lands.

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