Best comedy movie mistakes of 1929

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The Hoose-Gow picture

Continuity mistake: When Stan and Oliver are fighting outside the prison, Oliver kicks the warden in the backside who then turns around. You can see that there is a guard behind the warden when he turns around, but when we see the warden in the next shot, the guard has disappeared.

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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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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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