Best family movie continuity mistakes of 1940

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Pinocchio picture Pinocchio mistake 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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Fantasia picture

Continuity mistake: When Mickey walks down the stairs from the fountain, he walks down twelve steps. Later, when he tries in vain to stop the enchanted broom from coming down these stairs, there are at least fifteen steps.

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A Wild Hare picture

Continuity mistake: When Elmer says "Wabbits, wabbits!" to Bugs, Bugs is holding a carrot in his left hand. In the next shot, the carrot has disappeared.

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Donald's Vacation picture

Continuity mistake: When Donald Duck says "Uh-ho" when he is on the bear, the background behind him is sky but in the next shot changes to a forest.

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Mr. Mouse Takes a Trip picture

Continuity mistake: After Mickey hides Pluto in his suitcase in Burbank, Mickey picks up his cane and runs to the train, then when Mickey actually jumps onto the train caboose he's only carrying his suitcase, he does not have his cane, nor does he have Pluto's suitcase (which had been filled with bones) with him. The cane reappears on the train later, and at the end Pluto's suitcase mysteriously reappears when Pete throws it at the duo in Pomona.

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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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Elmer's Candid Camera picture

Continuity mistake: When we see Elmer reading his book "How to Photograph Wild Life" at the beginning of the cartoon, the style of the lettering on the front cover changes between shots.

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