Best comedy movie mistakes of 1938

Bringing up Baby picture

Continuity mistake: In one of the early scenes where Baby, the pet leopard is introduced, you can tell that the scene was shot twice and overlapped. Baby's leash has an obvious gap in it, and the two halves move independently.

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Continuity mistake: In a sequence on London Transport's Chiswick skidpan a three axle LT class AEC Renown bus turns into a two axle STL AEC Regent while on the move, then back into an LT when parked.

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You Can't Take It With You picture

Continuity mistake: When Jimmy Stewart is talking to his girlfriend, he gives her a flower, and at different points in the conversation, she has it over her shoulder, or on her lap, depending on the angle of the shot.

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Porky's Party picture

Continuity mistake: When Porky is lighting the candles on the cake at the beginning of the cartoon, the position of the candles change between shots.

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Boat Builders picture

Continuity mistake: At the start of the cartoon, Mickey Mouse is using a metal bar to open the contents of the boat kit. You can see that there are only two boards in front of Mickey, but when we see him in the next shot, there is now a board on the left and right hand side of him.

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Boy Meets Girl picture

Continuity mistake: While he's talking to Benson in the hospital corridor, Law's handkerchief keeps changing positions in his coat pocket from one take to the next (tucked almost all the way in, then sticking up several inches, etc.).

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Daffy Duck in Hollywood picture

Continuity mistake: When Von Hamburger shows the producer the completed reel, it has a green spool and he puts it by the side of the producer's desk. Daffy then replaces it with his own film and you can see that the spool is light blue. The spool then becomes green again in the next shot.

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Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm picture

Audio problem: Shirley Temple is singing a medley of songs when she hits a block of wood with a stick. The sound effects are obviously not synchronized with Shirley's motions.

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Farmyard Symphony picture

Continuity mistake: A sow is nursing four little pigs. When the farmer brings food, she rises and walks away, leaving behind five little pigs.

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Cracked Ice picture

Continuity mistake: When the St Bernard dog is preparing the drink for the frozen bird, he puts a cocktail stick with a piece of orange and a cherry into the glass, but when we see the dog holding the glass in the next shot, the cocktail stick has disappeared.

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