Octopussy

Corrected entry: Near the start where Bond is trying to evade the missile in his mini jet plane, the sound becomes the distinctive discordant scream of a diving propeller driven plane (think World War II dive bomber), rather than the whistle of a jet engine it should have.

Correction: The "distinctive discordant scream" is the airflow over the wings, not the sound of the engine. Some low-speed jets make this sound, and the Arco Starjet Bond is flying is one of them.

Specifically, the mistake is likely referring to the moment where Bond starts to dive towards the hangar. Here we do indeed hear the distinctive, and oft-used, stock sound of a propeller-driven Stuka dive bomber from World War II. Several other Bond movies use it as well.

DEvans

Continuity mistake: At the end of the film, Bond chases Kahn following the battle at Octopussy's mansion. In the short time it takes to run to a nearby plane, it turns from pitch darkness to bright sunshine.

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Octopussy: Who is he?
Kamal Kahn: Englishman. Likes eggs, preferably Fabergé, and dice, preferably loaded.

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Trivia: The American Air Base in Germany where Bond disables the atomic bomb was actually an American base in England. Look closely and you'll see the painted stop signals on the left side of the road in some scenes.

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Question: How did Bond win the game of backgammon, with Kamal Khan, when he didn't get all his chips off the board? Even the two sixes he rolled wouldn't have done it.

kh1616

Answer: Bond (taking over for the Major) had 1 piece on point 2, 1 piece on point 3, and 2 pieces on point 6. Rolling doubles in Backgammon means you get to make 4 moves instead of just 2, so he was able to remove all 4 pieces. If you have a piece on point 2, you don't have to roll a 2 to remove it. Anything higher than a 2 can be used to remove the piece. Kahn even says Bond has to roll a double 6 in order to win, which he does.

Bishop73

Answer: Not knowing anything about backgammon so this is perhaps wrong. But I thought that Bond didn't win. And the fact that he produced the Faberge egg is what ended the game. (I'm more than likely wrong tho).

Alan Keddie

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