King Solomon's Mines

Continuity mistake: The entries into Quartermain's journal are supposedly covering events during 1881 and 1882. The entries consist of a day and a date, but no month. Taken in order, they cannot fit into the 1881-1882 calendar. For example, the two entries immediately before the June eclipse can only be in August 1882.

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Factual error: The date for the solar eclipse is given as Wednesday, June 2, 1882. There was a solar eclipse in Africa that year; however, the date was Wednesday, May 17, 1882.

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Allan Quartermaine: Then it is agreed we leave tonight?
Sir Henry Curtis: Yes.
Umbopa: It is not agreed - you must stay.
Allan Quartermaine: I'm in charge here! I told you that before.
Umbopa: That was in your country. You are now in mine.

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Trivia: For many years, this was considered to be a lost movie.

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