Best movie mistakes of 1945

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State Fair picture

Continuity mistake: When Dana Andrews and Jeane Craine are on the roller coaster, as it goes down the first dip, she stand up and he yells at her to sit down, but his mouth never moves. Also, the positions of the riders change from scene to scene.

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Kolberg picture

Other mistake: In the opening scene of this German movie from 1944, a panoramic view of the city of Potsdam is shown with the subtitle "Potsdam 1813". In the background, the two high radio masts of the Potsdam Military Communication Central can be seen very clearly before the sky.

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Spellbound picture

Revealing mistake: The "hand" holding the gun rotates 180 degrees while the shooter's point of view does not move. A real hand can't reproduce that motion without moving extremely close to the face.

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Objective, Burma! picture

Continuity mistake: After the raid on the Japanese radar site as Errol Flynn is on the radio sitting next to a radioman talking to the supply plane his hair is sweaty and forming circles on his forehead. When the scene shifts to a close-up of Errol his hair is in straight lines.Then when the scene goes back to the two of them his hair is in circles again.

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Brief Encounter picture

Continuity mistake: Even though the heavy rain had only just stopped, as Laura sits alone on the bench, the pavements around her are completely dry.

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Our Vines Have Tender Grapes picture

Revealing mistake: In the process shot (dummy auto front seat, scenery visible in back window) where father and daughter are driving off to see the circus, Eddie G. makes a left turn and the scenery follows; but he forgets to return the steering wheel to center, even though the scenery shows the car has straightened out on the new course. Funny - even titans nod. That car should still be circling somewhere.

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I Know Where I'm Going! picture

Factual error: This is not an error in the film itself, but in some supplementary material on the DVD, in which Margot FitzSimons, the actress who plays Bridie, is identified as the sister of Maureen O'Sullivan. She is in fact the sister of Maureen O'Hara.

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Continuity mistake: When Jerry is pretending to dance with the placecard mascots at the restaurant, the last mascot he dances with initially has red hair, but when the two pretend to skate on the mirror, her hair is now blonde.

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Draftee Daffy picture

Continuity mistake: When Daffy says "It couldn't be you!" he points to himself in a mirror. But when he is crawling around on the floor, he crawls to a window, which wasn't there in the previous shot.

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Donald's Crime picture

Continuity mistake: At the end of the cartoon, you can see that the bandage on the repaired piggy bank is on the left hand side, but when one of Donald's nephews takes the piggy bank from him, the bandage is now on the other side.

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Hare Tonic picture

Continuity mistake: Elmer Fudd is standing by the door when he reads the sign on it, but when we see Bugs Bunny in the next shot, Elmer is nowhere to be seen. The style of the words "No One" also changes between shots, as does the doorhandle.

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The Shooting of Dan McGoo picture

Continuity mistake: When the camera pans in on the two saloon doors at the start of the cartoon, you can see there is a spittoon by the doors marked "Beer." But when the wolf arrives in his car later on, the spittoon is nowhere to be seen.

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Continuity mistake: When the taxidermist says "Yachts!" when thinking about what to do with his $100,000 reward, his whiskers disappear for a moment.

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Character mistake: Laurel & Hardy's testimony sent Muldoon to prison. He was freed when the real criminal confessed. Muldoon vowed revenge. Five years later at a bullfight, Laurel is posing as a Spanish bullfighter, Don Sebastian. Muldoon recognizes him and points to him and mistakenly shouts, "That's Hardy - -and the other one is Laurel."

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Herr Meets Hare picture

Continuity mistake: When Bugs Bunny says "Watch your blood pressure, chubby!" to Göring, the medals on Göring's lederhosen change between shots.

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The Jade Mask picture

Continuity mistake: The policeman drives up to the house and parks his motorcycle facing the front door. He goes to the door to talk and then returns to his motorcycle and prepares to leave. When he gets back to the motorcycle, it is now parked facing away from the door. (00:08:05)

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Thunderhead - Son of Flicka picture

Continuity mistake: Ken's mother makes his jockey shirt using dark blue and gold as their racing colors. When Ken rides Thunderhead in his first race, Ken's jockey shirt is now light green and beige and the design is different. Ken's family owns Thunderhead, and race horse owners must have specific registered racing colors and patterns. Ken would not suddenly be wearing a differently-colored shirt.

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Blithe Spirit picture

Continuity mistake: Just before Charles sees Elvira, he takes a cigarette from a box and lights it, but when he goes to get a drink, the cigarette is gone.

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House of Dracula picture

Revealing mistake: In the cave scene, when Dr. Edelman and Talbot come upon Frankenstein's monster in the mud, there is a skeleton lying beside the monster, which Dr. Edelman identifies as probably Dr. Niemann. The prop is an obvious lab skeleton, as you can very clearly see the circumferential line around the skull cap. Also, if you look closely in several shots, you can make out the hook at the top of the skull where it would hang from a lab stand. (00:24:35)

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Nasty Quacks picture

Revealing mistake: When we see the duckling growing up to being Daffy Duck, the calendar behind him keeps changing months but the position of the days are exactly the same.

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