Best movie mistakes of 1946

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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. (01:21:50)

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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. (01:41:45)

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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. (01:36:00)

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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. (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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Lonesome Lenny picture

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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Book Revue picture

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

Audio problem: After the nightmare, Elmer rushes back to the log and pieces of his torn-up contract blow around in the air. At this point, you can see Bugs mouthing his catchphrase "Ehhh, what's up, doc?" but there is no sound.

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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 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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Northwest Hounded Police picture

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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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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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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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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