The Adventures of Tintin

The Adventures of Tintin (1991)

23 mistakes in The Crab with the Golden Claws: Part 2

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The Crab with the Golden Claws: Part 2 - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: After Tintin has leapt over from the driver's seat of his speedboat to the driver's seat of Allan's, he begins a fight with him, then they dodge a bridge by ducking. From a wide angle that shows them exiting the bridge, we can see there is nothing on the back of the speedboat. A few seconds later, Allan then punches Tintin and he falls back onto the back, only now some ropes have suddenly appeared. (00:42:30)

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The Crab with the Golden Claws: Part 2 - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: In the speedboat chase scene in Bagghar between Tintin and Allan, Allan bumps into Tintin's speedboat and Snowy is knocked into the side of the boat. The next shot shows Tintin then standing up and leaping over to Allan's boat. As soon as he lands, Allan is driving on the right hand side of the speedboat, or viewer's left hand side, then inthe shot following, Allan is now driving on the left hand side of the speedboat, or may appear to be the right hand side from the viewer's view. This shot had absolutely nothing to do with the angle of the camera. (00:42:20)

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The Crab with the Golden Claws: Part 2 - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: When Haddock asks the man at the harbor if the Karaboudjan went down what was it doing at the harbor, the man replies "This here's the Djebel Amilah. Can't you read" and walks out of the shot. As the man walks out of shot, he is shown walking several feet away from Haddock, almost two meters. The shot cuts to one of the Karaboudjan crew members, but when the shot cuts back to Haddock saying, "You mutinous deck rat. Tell them the real name of this ship", the man is suddenly only a few feet away from him. (00:35:05)

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The Crab with the Golden Claws: Part 2 - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: When Tintin is escorted to Lieutenant Delcourt's office, the very first shot from the interior shows there to be a radio on his desk with an ash tray and pipe inside the tray. The first shot shows the mouth piece of the pipe to be facing away from the radio in a 3 o'clock direction. But by the next shot, as Delcourt says "Ah, there you are. Come in", the mouth piece of the pipe is now facing away from the radio in a 2 o'clock direction. (00:29:45)

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Continuity mistake: When Haddock jumps onto Tintin, believing that he is a bottle of wine, Tintin's hat thing falls off his head and lands on the sand behind him. After Snowy has hit him on the head with the bone, Tintin says "The heat must be getting to you" and there is no sign of Tintin's hat thing on the sand behind him. Then as Haddock begins to run to the "water", the hat thing is back again. (00:28:35)

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The Crab with the Golden Claws: Part 2 - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: After the plane has crashed, Snowy leads Tintin and Captain Haddock to the skeleton of a dead camel. Just as Haddock says "That's a camel", Tintin and Haddock are visible in the background and Haddock is shown to be standing behind Tintin. In the next shot, as Tintin says "That was a camel", Tintin and Haddock are suddenly standing level with each other. (00:27:30)

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The Crab with the Golden Claws: Part 2 - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: Just after Haddock and Snowy fall to the rear end of the plane, the pilot gets up and hits Tintin over the head with a wine bottle. Tintin is then knocked unconscious and the plane is out of control. Just after Haddock yells out "Tintin! Tintin!" and the shot cuts to an exterior shot of the plane going out of control, we can see the plane is no longer in the storm, instead in clear blue skies. A few seconds later, as the pilot makes for the airlock to jump out with the parachute, the plane is suddenly back to being in the storm. (00:26:05)

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The Crab with the Golden Claws: Part 2 - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: The pilot of the seaplane Tintin and Haddock capture has white skin. A few scenes later on, when Tintin and Haddock are riding through the storm, Haddock and Snowy fall backwards and the pilot suddenly has brown skin. This continues throughout the scene until after Tintin is knocked out with the wine bottle and the pilot makes for the airlock where he suddenly has white skin again. (00:25:55)

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The Crab with the Golden Claws: Part 2 - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: When Tintin, Haddock and Snowy are on the seaplane, Tintin says to Haddock "Imagine the look on Allan's face when he sees the welcoming committee we set up for him." Haddock is sitting behind Tintin, and is turning his head to the window by an inch. In the next shot, he is suddenly more turned to the window with his arms more shrugged. (00:25:05)

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The Crab with the Golden Claws: Part 2 - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: At the start of Thomson and Thompson's meeting with Ben Salaad, Ben pours a drink into one of the three glasses he has on the table. When Ben goes annoyed when they accuse him of being a drug smuggler and the three glasses bounce into the air, not one of the glasses seem to have any drink in them. There wasn't enough time for him to drink since he was talking. (00:40:30 - 00:41:00)

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Answer: According to Wikipedia, he is described as being a youth anywhere from 14 - 19 years old. There is no specific age.

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