Noises Off...

Noises Off... (1992)

2 mistakes

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Continuity mistake: As Lloyd leaves the stage asking what the show will be without him, Poppy's standing in the middle of the stage. But in the next shot she is leaning against the proscenium.

Factual error: Lloyd mentions the show played in Cairo, Missouri. There have never been more than 300 people living in Cairo, and there are no venues large enough for a production of that scale.

Brian Katcher

Lloyd: Like the band playing on as the Titanic sank.

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Question: After the burglar comes in and is carrying on a running monologue as he continually enters and exits, he says something about it being time to hand over the ammonia bottle to a younger man. I don't understand the reference about the ammonia bottle - could someone enlighten me?

Chanteuse66

Chosen answer: I have the script/play and the reference is merely a part of a continuous ranting dialoge that the burglar is riffing on about being so digusted in being a burglar that he laments quitting the 'job' and "handing over the ammonia bottle" to a younger man. Passing on the 'family business" as it were. The ammonia bottle refers to what burglars use in their trade.

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