Best movie mistakes of 1929

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Blackmail picture

Continuity mistake: The painting changes from the time it is made until the time the detective looks at it.

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The Hoose-Gow picture

Continuity mistake: When the governor hits the lady with rice during the rice fight at the end of the short, the left side of her face is covered in rice, but in the next shot it now appears completely clean.

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Continuity mistake: When Stan says "I was wondering who it was" to Oliver, you can see that Oliver has nothing on his head, but in the very next shot he is now wearing his bowler hat without him having put it on.

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Berth Marks picture

Continuity mistake: After trying in vain to sleep in the upper berth of a railroad car, Laurel and Hardy hastily get dressed and get off the train at the Pottsville station. As they watch the train pull away, they are wearing each other's derby. In the immediate close-up, each of the two is wearing his own derby.

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Continuity mistake: Laurel and Hardy are in a rented boat with two young women. Laurel is seated behind Hardy. They each have an oar over the left side of the boat and the boat is going in circles as they paddle. After a brief shot of James Finlayson staring at them from the dock, both men's oars are suddenly on the right side of the boat.

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Continuity mistake: In a close-up, Ollie is lying on his back in bed and starts to get up. In the immediate long shot, he is on his hands and knees and rising from a prostate position.

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Factual error: There are several repeated shots of a wild tiger roaming Africa. Tigers are not native to Africa.

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