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Evita picture

Continuity mistake: At the end of the movie, the priest hands Evita a goblet of wine. Before she can drink, she faints. the goblet drops to the floor but it is empty. (01:45:50)

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Suggested correction: I'm sorry but the goblet is not empty. When she drops it on the floor you can see a small splash of a dark coloured liquid on the marble floor of the church. People may assume that there should be more visible liquid from the goblet but if Evita was the only one taking of the wine, then there would be only a small amount inside the goblet.

Victoria2408

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Continuity mistake: When the Drapes are singing to Allison/Baldwin/Mrs. Vernon Williams, the song, "Gee, I Love that Girl" in the speeding cars, Hatchet-Face's gold earrings are on, then off, then on again. They are seen again in other scenes.

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Oklahoma picture

Other mistake: In the Todd-OA version, just before the song "Oklahoma." Gordon MacCrae puts his hand on the porch post and the post moves off the rail. He then pulls it back.

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Carmen Jones picture

Visible crew/equipment: There is a truck short of Dandridge dancing down the street and there is a spectacular reflection in an angled shop window of the entire camera crew leading the singer.

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Little Shop of Horrors picture

Factual error: When Steve Martin dies with the mask on, the inflation bulbs (the little black bags that inflate and deflate) deflate completely. Actually they should INFLATE completely and stay that way. The gas is still on full blast and Steve is no longer inhaling (which would cause them to deflate). It was done only to emphasize Steve Martin's demise but it's factually incorrect.

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Continuity mistake: During the scene with the picture of the teacher with breasts. Link's and Amber's seats move. Link's seat is behind the desk and then its in front moving Amber's seat over towards the center of the desk.

Michael Piscitelli

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Eegah picture

Audio problem: After Roxy, Tom, and Robert discover Eegah's footprint, Robert can be heard saying, "Watch out for snakes!" however his mouth does not move at all. (00:10:30)

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Continuity mistake: When the matchmaker grabs Mulan's hand her palm is shown to be covered in ink. She then unwittingly paints herself a goatee. However, immediately after this she grabs the teapot's handle but no ink rubs off onto it. The ink miraculously disappears from her palm as well.

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Other mistake: In the 'Macavity' dance, Demeter makes a mistake with one of her moves and makes an "Oops." face.

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Across the Universe picture

Continuity mistake: Near the end, when Lucy tries to get into the building, she is blocked by police officers holding clubs straight ahead in front of them. The scene cuts to a roof shot, then back again, and Lucy tries again, but the clubs are missing, the cops just have their hands out in front of them.

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Funny Face picture

Visible crew/equipment: During the "How Long Has This Been Going On" number, Hepburn dances by a mirror - reflected in it are the camera crew, desperately trying to get out of the image.

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Bedknobs And Broomsticks picture

Revealing mistake: After Lansbury makes her clothes start to move, her nightgown attacks someone and you can notice the strings that make the gown move.

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The Young Ones picture

Visible crew/equipment: During the scene when Cliff's girlfriend is walking down a street singing, if you look carefully there is a gap between two of the buildings through which you can see the scaffolding holding the set up.

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Cinderella picture

Revealing mistake: The stepmother's arm disappears for a split second when she tells her daughters that there is still a chance for them to become the princess.

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Seven Brides for Seven Brothers picture

Continuity mistake: In the barn dance scene Gideon is doing flips on the sawhorse. His shirt becomes untucked and then retucked between flips.

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Love Story picture

Continuity mistake: When Jenny arrives at Oliver's parents' home, her hair is stringy and separated, but when she walks through the front door, it is brushed.

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How the Grinch Stole Christmas! picture

Continuity mistake: At the end when the sled full of Christmas stuff is on the mountaintop, it starts sliding off the edge. It's going fast enough that it should be long gone by the time the Grinch reaches it, but when he does it's still right near the top of the mountain.

Krista

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The Prince of Egypt picture

Factual error: During the plague when the fire and rocks are falling from the sky, they fall behind a statue of Rameses and are seen through its hollow eye holes. It makes for a great image, but that would mean that the statue's eyes were punched out like a mask, even though before they were just carved into the stone.

Krista

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Revealing mistake: In the first scene on Ginger's sister's boat that's being refitted, one of the seagulls (yes they used real seagulls) flies over the stern end right into the cyclorama and takes a nose dive to the stage floor.

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The Wiz picture

Visible crew/equipment: As the Tin Man gets to the end of his song, he's dancing in front of three mirrors. If you look past him as he's centered in the middle mirror, you can see the camera lens looking out of the canvas at him.

Movie Nut

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