Murder by Decree

Continuity mistake: When Watson is conned by the prostitute who says she knows Mary Kelly, she lures him into a closed alley. After Watson has called the police and subdued the attacker, 2 constables arrive and arrest Watson, but as they all leave, a third constable comes from behind the camera. Either he magically appeared, or he walked through the wall behind.

Revealing mistake: As Holmes and Watson are riding home from Watson's stay in prison, in the background double traffic lines are visible as are concrete traffic barriers. These are a modern invention and out of place.

Revealing mistake: At the end, when the inspector is stabbed by one of the murderers, he falls back into a sturdy looking fence that breaks apart. As he is lying there, you can see the pre-cuts on the wood so that the fence would break cleanly in a specific spot.

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