Burke and Hare

Continuity mistake: In the "multiple dissection" scene Doctor Knox uncovers each of the four dead bodies one at a time. But, following a quick edit to the applauding students, in a closer shot one of the bodies is covered up again.


Continuity mistake: When Lucky makes her husband some dinner, she puts it down in front of her husband - and only that. In the next shot when she backs away after putting the plate down, there is a small pot of flowers there that weren't in her hands in the previous shot.


Factual error: The Lyceum Theatre, referenced in the film, did not exist in 1828 as it was not built until 1834.


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Doctor Monro: And your new students, are they enjoying your lectures?
Doctor Robert Knox: Er, not as much as I understand they're enjoying your wife, sir.

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Trivia: William Burke did not confess to the crimes in order to save his friends and love. He was actually betrayed by William Hare who sold him out after they were caught.


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