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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Helpmates picture

Revealing mistake: Ollie throws a flower pot at Stan. Stan ducks and the pot continues through the house, breaking a window and hitting a gardener outside. On the DVD of the film, the long wire the flower pot is attached to is visible.

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Movie Crazy picture

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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Scram! picture

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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The Music Box picture

Continuity mistake: When Oliver falls into the fountain with the wooden crate, you can tell the crate is empty because it is floating. But when we see a close-up of Oliver in the next shot, the crate has been weighed down and is not floating.

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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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