Best short movie factual errors of all time
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Factual error: The adventurers witness Earth "rising" from behind the lunar horizon. Since the Moon is tidally locked, it always presents the same hemisphere toward Earth. Earth never rises or sets as seen from the Moon's surface; it stays stationary in the sky. No matter that no-one had travelled to the moon at the time - that fact can be deduced just by looking at the moon from earth, and noting that we only ever see one half of it.
Factual error: The raiding party approaches the French ship in small boats without using muffled oars which was a must to approach silently. Oars were wrapped with cloth to deaden the sound.
Factual error: At the beginning of the cartoon, Junior is reading a Bugs Bunny strip on his father's newspaper. Later on in the cartoon, Henry discovers that the newspaper he was reading was dated in the year 1928. This is ten years before the Bugs Bunny character was created.
Factual error: When the camera pans to the theatre right after the opening credits, the sign uses the British spelling of "theatre" instead of the American "theater."
Factual error: Oliver Hardy, inside a telephone booth, looks up Stan Laurel's number in a large directory. He finds the number on a page which is about one-fifth of the way from the beginning of the book. After he calls Stan and Stan hangs up on him, Ollie looks up the number again. This time he finds the number on a page which is about three-fourths of the way from the beginning of the book. Names beginning with "L" would not be on either of those pages but would be approximately two-fifths of the way into the book.