Best movie mistakes of 1929

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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Continuity mistake: When Oliver tells Stan to pull the curtain down, Stan gets out of bed and Oliver is sitting up, putting a handkerchief to his nose. In the next shot, Oliver is now lying in bed, fast asleep.

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Tarzan the Tiger picture

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

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The Hoose-Gow picture

Continuity mistake: When Oliver produces two apples as part of the plan to help him and Stan escape from prison, you can see that he is holding the apples with his fingers under them, but the next shot shows Oliver holding the apples with his fingers around them.

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Unaccustomed As We Are picture

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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Men O'War picture

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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