Rope

Rope (1948)

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Continuity mistake: During the dinner party, Philip crushes a glass in his hand, and we see that his hand is cut and bloody before he wraps a piece of cloth around it. Later on, when Mrs. Atwater reads his palms, not only is there no bandage, but there is also no blood or sign of a cut on his hand.

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Suggested correction: There is a small red cut under around his thumb. It can be seen after Mrs. Atwater lets go of his hands.

Continuity mistake: Jimmy Stewart has two ice cream sundaes in his hands, and both have a dark topping (likely chocolate) as he is talking to the character Brandon. The shot changes and the toppings change to one dark and one butterscotch (light topping).

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Suggested correction: The ice cream toppings do not change. The chocolate has simply melted down the side of the ice cream, thereby appearing lighter.

Other mistake: Brandon is wearing gloves but Phillip is not when they kill David. Afterwards, Brandon removes gloves from Phillip's hands.

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Suggested correction: This is incorrect. Both men are wearing gloves; Brandon's are a medium brown and Phillip's are tan.

Continuity mistake: During the dinner party, Philip crushes a glass in his hand, and we see that his hand is cut and bloody before he wraps a piece of cloth around it. Later on, when Mrs. Atwater reads his palms, not only is there no bandage, but there is also no blood or sign of a cut on his hand.

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Suggested correction: There is a small red cut under around his thumb. It can be seen after Mrs. Atwater lets go of his hands.

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Phillip: Rupert only publishes books he likes... usually philosophy.
Janet: Oh. Small print, big words, no sales.
Brandon: Rupert's extremely radical. Do you know that he selects his books on the assumption that people not only can read but actually can think?

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Trivia: At first, this film seems to have only one scene and two shots, one outside and another inside. Actually, it is divided in a series of 10 minute continuous shots, 10 minutes being the maximum duration of filming possible without reloading the camera. Every 10 minutes, the camera zooms on a dark object and then cuts.

Dr Wilson

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