Best movie mistakes of 1946

It's a Wonderful Life picture

Continuity mistake: When George is giving Violet the character reference and loaning her money, the pipe suddenly disappears from George's mouth.

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The Big Sleep picture

Other mistake: Marlowe fires several shots at Art Huck and Lash Canino but if you look at the chamber when he takes the gun out from under the dashboard, there are no bullets in it.

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The Harvey Girls picture

Continuity mistake: In the penultimate scene when Susan has just gotten off the train and is running to Ned Trent, you see her fall over flat on her face and then sit up. Cut to the close up where Ned has also fallen over, Susan is flat on her face again.

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The Postman Always Rings Twice picture

Continuity mistake: When Frank, the DA and the policeman are discussing the accident, the policeman notices the electrocuted cat and it is shown next to the ladder. In the subsequent wide shot the cat is lying between the beams of the ladder.

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Donald's Double Trouble picture

Continuity mistake: At her house and at the fair, Daisy's bangle bracelet repeatedly disappears then reappears and changes wrists as well.

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Super Grover
Notorious picture

Continuity mistake: Watch Devlin's hands in the cafe in Rio. They open and close between shots.

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Gilda (1946)

Gilda picture

Revealing mistake: When Ballin's plane flies and finally crashes, it becomes obvious that the horizon is a still image with the film of the explosion superimposed directly onto it.

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The Best Years of Our Lives picture

Visible crew/equipment: When Fred kisses Peggy, a boom mic is reflected in the left side of the car.

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Bacall to Arms picture

Factual error: When the camera pans to the theatre right after the opening credits, the sign uses the British spelling of "theatre" instead of the American "theater."

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Baseball Bugs picture

Audio problem: When Bugs says "That's the old ginger, boy!" when practising with his baseball bat, his mouth doesn't move.

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The Great Piggy Bank Robbery picture

Continuity mistake: When Duck Twacy draws out his magnifying glass, he is holding it with his right hand, but in the next shot he is holding it with his left hand.

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Hare Remover picture

Continuity mistake: When Bugs Bunny shows different cards when Elmer Fudd is being silly, you can see his right leg is in front of his left but when we see a close-up of the cards, his left leg is now in front of the right.

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Kitty Kornered picture

Continuity mistake: When Porky is thrown out of the house by the kitten, you can see there are two footprints in the doorstep and there is a note in one of the milk bottles. But when we return to the kitten, the footprints and note have disappeared.

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Continuity mistake: When Bugs starts singing "Someone's Rocking My Dream Boat" when he is dreaming, you can see the side of his boat has nothing on it. When he throws out the anchor, the words "Dream Boat" have appeared.

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Rhapsody Rabbit picture

Continuity mistake: After Bugs shoots the man in the audience for coughing, the style of notes in the music book in front of him changes between shots.

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Solid Serenade picture

Continuity mistake: When we see Toodles in the window of her bedroom, the shutters have nothing on them, but in a close-up in the next shot, hooks have suddenly appeared.

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Racketeer Rabbit picture

Continuity mistake: When Rocky says his prayers and gets into bed, he has a gun belt around his nightshirt. But when he jumps out of bed after seeing Bugs, the gun belt has disappeared.

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Hollywood Daffy picture

Continuity mistake: When Daffy steps out of the bus at the beginning of the short, he drops his suitcase on the pavement. When we see Daffy in the next shot, the suitcase has gone.

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Springtime for Thomas picture

Continuity mistake: Before going over to Toodles' house, Butch cuts his toenails short with a pair of clippers, but when he arrives at the house, his toenails are fully grown again.

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Lonesome Lenny picture

Continuity mistake: When Screwy Squirrel is breaking the walnuts by putting on his head and hitting them with a hammer, he puts down the hammer to eat the walnuts, but when the pet shop owner takes Screwy out of his cage, the hammer has disappeared.

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Continuity mistake: When the state trooper examines the letter, the is no stamp. However, when Charlie Chan (Sydney Toler) examines the letter, there is a stamp present.

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Hair-Raising Hare picture

Continuity mistake: When the scientist locks the door to prevent Bugs from escaping, you can see the latches are made of metal, but in the next shot they are now made of wood.

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Make Mine Music picture

Continuity mistake: During the Benny Goodman "All The Cats Join In" segment, a teenaged girl gets out of the shower and hops into her underpants and skirt. Suddenly her feet are clad in white socks which were not there before.

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Trap Happy picture

Continuity mistake: When Tom picks up a telephone book, you can see he is holding the book with both hands, but when we see a close-up of the "Ajax Mouse Exterminators" in the next shot, his hands are nowhere to be seen.

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Book Revue picture

Continuity mistake: When Daffy is dancing with Little Red Riding Hood at the end of the cartoon, the dancers in the background suddenly disappear.

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My Darling Clementine picture

Factual error: The film has the Earps arriving in Tombstone whilst on a cattle drive, however, the Earps were never cowboys. They were lawmen and gamblers. It also depicts Virgil being killed, who in fact lived until October 1905.

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Big Nose Kate

Continuity mistake: When the convict trips outside the Plastic Surgeon's office, the sign on the window reads "Plastic Surgery" which changes to "Plastic Surgeon" in the very next shot.

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