Best short movie continuity mistakes of 1947
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Continuity mistake: When Daffy disturbs the man by hitting the door on his room with a hammer, the man leaves and you can see that Daffy puts one of the fingers of his right hand on his beak. When we see the man going down the lift in the next shot, Daffy no longer has his finger on his beak.
Continuity mistake: The sardine tin that the ant uses as a piano has a rectangle in the middle of the lid at the start of his act. The rectangle disappears a little later on, but when the singer is hit in the face by a banana, it is back again.
Continuity mistake: When Pluto is sneaking up behind Mickey Mouse's top hat, he is initially on a pink rug but when we see Pluto in the next shot, the rug is nowhere to be seen.
Continuity mistake: When Tom realises he is drinking sea water in the bucket Jerry gave him, he drops the bucket on the towel, but when he spits the water in the girl cat's face, the bucket is nowhere to be seen.
Continuity mistake: When the mouse pulls the lion's tail in the jungle, there is a tree in the background. When the camera closes in on the mouse in the next shot, the tree has gone, and in the shot after that, it is back again.
Continuity mistake: When the cat places the tiny canary on to the plate, the salt and pepper pots on the table change positions between shots, and the cabinets in the background disappear. He also has a knife and fork in his hands, but after the canary says he's been sick, we return to the cat and the knife and fork have disappeared.
Continuity mistake: When the dogs run away from the Mexican hairless dog after thinking she's a skunk, the Mexican dog's ears are pointing up but in the next shot they are pointing down.
Continuity mistake: When Jerry replaces two keys on the piano with a mousetrap, Tom gets his finger caught and there is a catch lever at the bottom of the trap. But in the next shot when Tom pulls up the mousetrap and his finger expands, the catch lever has disappeared.
Continuity mistake: When Tom is tip-toeing past the gate at the start of the cartoon, Spike is sleeping and you can see there is nothing around his neck, but in the next shot a dog collar has suddenly appeared.
Continuity mistake: When Jerry opens the door of the refrigerator, there is a piece of corn on the cob on a plate and next to it is a bowl of eggs. In the next shot, the eggs have become fruit.
Continuity mistake: When Butch points his pistol at Tom, you can see that the handle has nothing written on it, but in the next shot the words "Ajax" have appeared.
Continuity mistake: When Tom is about to drop the iron on Jerry, he is holding some cheese on a piece of string in his left hand. When the iron drops on Tom's foot, he is no longer holding the string.