The Secret Garden

The Secret Garden (1949)

4 mistakes - chronological order

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Continuity mistake: In the scene where Mary is eating her oatmeal while Martha is talking to her, take a look at Martha. While talking to Mary she spits out a piece of bread she was eating and this causes the little girl who plays Mary to momentarily slip out of character and smile (almost ready to laugh).

Continuity mistake: When Mary leaves the house to play in the garden, her hair is untied. However, a few shots later we see her exploring the grounds of the house, and her hair is now in pigtails.

Continuity mistake: When Dickens is feeding a newly born lamb a bottle of milk, half way through, the bottle gets smaller and filled with more milk.

Continuity mistake: When we first see the lock to the secret garden the keyhole is to the right of the handle, but later the keyhole is to the left of the handle.


Dickon: And Ben said he loved her, and I said, what of that? Is loving someone a reason to kill? And Ben said, how old are thee?
Colin Craven: My father must've loved my mother very much.
Mary Lennox: I suppose we're not old enough. There must be an awful lot we don't know. I don't want to grow up.

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