Best movie mistakes of 1946

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It's a Wonderful Life picture

Other mistake: Clarence tells George that his brother died at the age of 9 because he wasn't there to save him from falling through the ice, but when you see the tomb stone, it shows Harry Bailey was born in 1911 and died in 1919. That would make Harry only 7 or 8 years old.

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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. (01:41:45)

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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. (01:36:00)

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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. (00:42:50 - 00:43:35)

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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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Notorious picture

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

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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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Springtime for Thomas picture

Continuity mistake: When Butch is chasing Tom, Tom puts a flowerpot on a swing which crashes into Butch and it leaves earth on the floor. But when Butch uses a guitar to spank Tom when he comes down on the swing, the earth has completely disappeared.

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Continuity mistake: Screwy Squirrel puts some glue on the floor and Lenny treads on the glue, ripping off his paws in the process. At this point, you can see Lenny is in bare feet, but when he is walking a few seconds later, his paws are back on his feet again.

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Continuity mistake: When the inebriated cuckoo pops out of the cuckoo clock at the beginning of the short, his feet are yellow, but when we see a close-up of the cuckoo in the next shot, his feet are now orange.

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The Big Snooze picture

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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The Trap picture

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. (00:43:10)

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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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