Best comedy movie mistakes of 1936

Follow the Fleet picture

Revealing mistake: In the first scene on Ginger's sister's boat that's being refitted, one of the seagulls (yes they used real seagulls) flies over the stern end right into the cyclorama and takes a nose dive to the stage floor.

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Modern Times picture

Continuity mistake: During the visit of the Minister in jail, Charlie sits next to the Minister's wife. The distance between them varies between shots.

00:30:40

Dr Wilson
I Love to Singa picture

Continuity mistake: When we first see the Owls' house at the start of the cartoon, the violin sign above the door entrance reads "Prof. Owl." But in a close-up of the sign in the next shot, it now reads "Prof. Fritz Owl."

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Charlie Chan at the Opera picture

Factual error: Charlie Chan claims that mixing hydrochloric acid with ferrocyanide of potassium is mixing two acids. Ferrocyanide of potassium is not an acid.

00:27:00

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The CooCoo Nut Grove picture

Continuity mistake: When we see "Ben Birdie" on the stage at the start of the cartoon, he is surrounded by a piano, tuba and a drum, but when a mouse appears out of the tuba in the next shot, the drum has completely disappeared.

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