Best musical movie mistakes of 1942

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Holiday Inn picture

Continuity mistake: After their first number, Ted and Jim are in their dressing room, Jim is buttoning his left cuff and then pulls down his right sleeve. In the next shot, he does this again.

Jack's Revenge
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Ride 'Em Cowboy picture

Continuity mistake: When Abbott and Costello are on the train. Costello walks over to see the guys playing poker. In the background a man closes the back door of the train. As Costello passes you see the door is open again and the same guy closes it again. (00:17:10)

Greg Weisgerber
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Yankee Doodle Dandy picture

Visible crew/equipment: In the final musical number "Strictly off the Record", you can clearly see the shadow of the microphone boom during part of the number.

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Eatin' on the Cuff or The Moth Who Came to Dinner picture

Audio problem: When we see the moth singing on his way to the bar, his mouth doesn't move.

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