Best movie mistakes of 1930
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Continuity mistake: When Oliver says "Come on, let's go!" to Stan after he has put the candlestick holder in his pocket, Stan has the candle in his right hand. When Stan drops the bag on to Oliver's foot in the next shot, the candle is now in the top pocket of Stan's coat.
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.
Continuity mistake: Oliver Hardy is teetering at the top of a ladder which is in the back of Stan Laurel's car. Stan is driving west on Wilshire Boulevard when Oliver, and the ladder, fall into the street. Oliver gets back into the car but now is it inexplicably atop the streetcar tracks and facing the opposite direction.
Continuity mistake: Stan and Ollie are sitting on the roof of their boarding house with their dog, Laughing Gravy, who had crawled up the chimney. The dog walks away from Stan and Ollie and disappears from the shot. In the next shot, the dog is sitting behind Stan.
Continuity mistake: When Stan and Oliver's two sons are playing near the door of their bedroom, Stan Jr. Breaks the doorknob by pulling it, but when their fathers go up to their bedroom after hearing a noise, the doorknob is now completely fixed.
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