Best comedy movie mistakes of 1936

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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
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I Love to Singa picture

Continuity mistake: When Owl Jolson is performing "I Love to Singa" at the radio station, his family peer through the window and you can see a violin in its case. But in the next shot, the violin is on the floor with the case nowhere in sight.

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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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