Best comedy movie mistakes of 1932

Horse Feathers picture

Continuity mistake: When Chico and Harpo bring Groucho ice in his office at Huxley College, Harpo is wearing some kind of earmuffs. Between shots they change from going round his chin to behind his head.

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The Music Box picture

Revealing mistake: When Stan falls off the balcony and into the fountain when throwing Oliver's bowler hat back at him, you can see water marks on the walls caused by splashes from previous takes.

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Continuity mistake: When Oliver introduces Stan to Harry at the snack bar, you can see that Harry's right arm is by his side but in the next shot it is resting on the counter.

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Helpmates picture

Continuity mistake: When Oliver pulls down the chimney pipe from the stove, he is hit by a cloud of soot. At this point, you can see that the top of Oliver's hat is clean, but when Stan appears in the next shot, his hat is now covered in soot.

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Continuity mistake: When Harold climbs in the window of his house, his car rolls away to the right. After hearing the crash, he runs back to the window and looks out - to the right, where he sees the wreck. But that's the wrong direction. From inside the house, the wreck should be to the left.

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Continuity mistake: When Arthur Houseman takes out the water from the jug and replaces it with gin, you can see there are two glasses in front of the jug, but when we see him pouring gin into the jug in the next shot, the glasses have changed position.

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