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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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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Rhapsody Rabbit picture

Continuity mistake: When Bugs is turning the pages of his piano book, he sees a woman in a bikini and then carries on turning until he gets to the right page. When he gets to the right page, the style of the notes changes between shots.

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Baseball Bugs picture

New this week Continuity mistake: When Bugs jumps out of the taxi and catches a bus to take him to the Umpire State Building, he has a brown baseball glove on his left hand. When we see Bugs reading a newspaper on the bus, the baseball glove is missing.

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The Great Piggy Bank Robbery picture

Continuity mistake: When Duck Twacy notices the street car, he has a magnifying glass in his hand, but when he enters the street car, the magnifying glass has gone.

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Hare Remover picture

Continuity mistake: When Bugs Bunny is speaking to the bear, you can see behind him there is a glass containing green solution that also contains a brown cloth, but in the next shot the cloth is now coloured orange.

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Kitty Kornered picture

Continuity mistake: When Porky throws the cats out of his house at the start of the cartoon, the footprints in the snow change position between shots.

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The Big Snooze picture

Continuity mistake: When Bugs dresses up Elmer as a woman, there is sign post saying "Vine" behind Elmer, but when we see Elmer in the next shot, the sign post has gone.

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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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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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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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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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