Best animated movie mistakes of 1940

Pinocchio picture

Continuity mistake: When Pinocchio is locked up in the cage of Stromboli, Jiminy goes inside the cage lock, and he hangs his coat and hat on the outside of the lock. In the next shot, they have disappeared.

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Hamster
Fantasia picture

Continuity mistake: When Mickey and the broom come to the fountain for the first time, the angle of water flowing into the fountain changes between shots.

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A Kick in Time mistake picture

Continuity mistake: The Italian peddler puts some weighted horse shoes on Spunky to inhibit his movement. As the Peddler is leaving and says he will be right back, Spunky is facing him into the building. But then it cuts back from the Peddler to Spunky and suddenly he is facing out the building the opposite direction. It's only after this when he tries to move that he discovers his feet too heavy to lift, yet somehow he got turned around in an instant.

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Elmer's Candid Camera picture

Continuity mistake: When Elmer is setting up the camera to try and photograph the rabbit, you can see the rabbit is lying on grass. But when we see the rabbit from the camera lens, he is now lying on plain ground, and when viewed from the lens a few shots later, he is lying on the grass again.

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Donald's Vacation picture

Continuity mistake: At the beginning of the cartoon, you can see the front of Donald Duck's kayak has nothing on it. But after he is soaked by a waterfall, a lever appears out of nowhere. The lever disappears in the next shot, but when he arrives at the campsite, it is back again.

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The Bear's Tale picture

Continuity mistake: When Papa Bear is drinking from the hot water tap after eating the hot porridge, the tap handle changes position between shots.

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Puss Gets the Boot picture

Continuity mistake: After the mouse is revived by water from Jasper, he goes up to the cat and you can see that the mouse's left hand is under Jasper's mouth, but in the next shot his hand is now near the whisker area.

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You Ought to Be in Pictures picture

Continuity mistake: When Porky is searching for his contract in the waste-paper basket in Leon Schlesinger's office, he leaves some paper on the floor. But when Leon tells him to go back to work, we cut to Porky and the paper has gone.

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Continuity mistake: When Elmer first sees rabbit tracks, there are two big tree trunks in the background, but when we cut to Elmer in the next shot, the trunks have disappeared.

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