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Eight Crazy Nights picture

Audio problem: In the beginning when Davey is burping, the sound of the peoples' glasses breaking is a little early.

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The King and I picture

Continuity mistake: When they are dancing the king's earring is on his left ear then it somehow jumps across to the other ear.

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Continuity mistake: When Harpo is playing Russian Roulette, one of the villains claims that the gun has "four bullets" in it. One shot is fired at Harpo, and four by him, totaling five shots.

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Continuity mistake: In the scene where Jasmine is about to walk down the isle for the first time, birds fly down with a white carpet. In the shot where Jasmine walks down the isle, the carpet is gone.

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Continuity mistake: Ann Margaret is seen dancing with high heeled shoes at the beginning of a dance routine and during the routine is seen in flat ballet shoes, then near the end she is seen wearing high heeled shoes again.

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Joe's Apartment picture

Continuity mistake: When the roaches are watching Joe and Lily make out on the couch, there are a few roaches swinging in the lamp. When the lamp tips over onto Lily, there are far more roaches that spill onto her than were on the lamp.

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Continuity mistake: During the final dance number, Vera-Ellen's skirt alternates repeatedly between long and flowing and short and tight - perhaps to facilitate some of the dance moves.

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Satisfaction picture

Audio problem: 99% of Mooch's drumming is not in synch with the drumming sounds, especially the ride and crash cymbals.

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The Band Wagon picture

Continuity mistake: On the marquee that advertises the show "Band Wagon", the name of the actress is listed as Gabrielle "Girard", but when the scene switches to a shot of someone holding the program for the show, her name on several pages of the program is spelled Gabirelle "Gerard".

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Visible crew/equipment: When Kris is singing "Put one foot in front of the other", he opens a door through the snow and walks through it. If you look inside of it you can see a staple holding the two set pieces together.

Paul M Leslie

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Continuity mistake: During the opening of "This Is the Army" [the stage musical], there is a large choir of men singing the opening number, "Some Dough For The Army Relief": from about the second row back, the men's mouths are moving appropriately for the lyrics they're singing, but much of the front row is singing with these obnoxious cheesy grins, not even bothering with more than the most feeble attempt at proper mouth movement. [This is painfully evident during the line "let him do what we had to do."]. (00:48:50)

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Continuity mistake: Early in the movie when Thomas falls overboard, John Smith ties a rope around his waist (00:02:56) and jumps in after him. Thomas is very far away from the ship (00:03:12). But when the men pull John and Thomas up, John is holding on to the rope with one hand and the end is left dangling (00:03:36). One of the men who pulled them up then coils the rope with a mere two coils (00:03:48), not nearly long enough to have reached Thomas while he was overboard. In the same scene, when we are viewing the men pulling John and Thomas up from above (00:03:38) there is no extra rope at their feet as there should have been for such a long rope.

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Factual error: When Sally and Bryan are in the street, we can see, at their back, election posters. These posters appeared in 1932, one year after the movie is supposed to take place.

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Marilyn Hotchkiss Ballroom Dancing and Charm School picture

Factual error: When a young Steve Mills is struggling for conversation topics with Lisa in 1962, he comments that her black eye makes her look like the Tareyton commercial. However, those "I'd rather fight than switch" ads weren't aired until late 1964.

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Continuity mistake: Millie's beads have a mind of their own. They do not stay in place even when she is standing still. Besides the funny scene during the title credits (when it is deliberate), and when Miss Dorothy registers, they also move during a scene when Millie displays her thoughts on Miss Dorothy's beads when the two of them go into the elevator for the first time.

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Visible crew/equipment: When Angel Marie comes up to attack Fozzie, you can very easily see the forehead of the puppeteer, as well as the T formed by the human hand merging with the puppet hand.

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Continuity mistake: Near the end of the movie, when Snow White has already been tied up by Lord Malice, the Dwarfelles come to rescue her. As the Dwarfelles are beating up Lord Malice, there's a quick shot of Snow White again and she is untied and has her hands covering her cheeks. Next shot, the fighting between the Dwarfelles and Lord Malice continues and Snow White is again tied up.

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