Best movie revealing mistakes of 1948

Fighter Squadron picture

Revealing mistake: When the American pilots flying P-47 Thunderbolts are attacked by German fighters, the German planes are really American P-51 Mustangs painted with German markings.

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The Treasure of the Sierra Madre picture

Revealing mistake: When Howard and Curtin chase Dobbs, they pass a dead donkey which is obviously breathing, and the rope used to tie its legs together is visible too.

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Key Largo picture

Revealing mistake: In the scene where the two gangsters take the dead Deputy Sawyer's body out to sea to dispose of it, as the actor is being pushed overboard, he tucks his arms into his chest, as if to prepare for the plunge.

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Fort Apache picture

Revealing mistake: Before the first encounter with the Apache, O'Rourke Jr. is looking out for Indians hiding behind a trunk. When he is being shot at and two bullets hit the trunk you see tiny volcanos erupt which obviously have been filled with explosives.




Rope (1948)

Rope picture

Revealing mistake: In the opening scene when Brandon opens the curtains to let the light in, he is suddenly casting a shadow on to the couch, towards the window, as if the light is coming from behind where the camera is located.


The Paleface picture
The Paleface mistake picture

Revealing mistake: When Potter starts shaving at the morning of the Indian attack on the wagon train, his mirror falls off the post, and as he bends down to retrieve it, an arrow embeds itself right above his head. If you look closely in that scene, you can see a length of targeting wire used to guide the arrow sticking to the post above Potter's head.



Revealing mistake: When Mr. Peabody is fishing, it is obvious that he is in a boat on the floor of a studio. Rear-screen projection is used to show the ocean behind him, but while he is standing in the boat and trying to reel in his catch, the boat is absolutely motionless.

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Oliver Twist picture

Revealing mistake: When Oliver, Artful Dodger and Charlie Bates are running away from the crowd after they pick pocket at the book store, they run through an alley. When they do that Charlie's elbow lays against a brick wall and it wobbles.


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The Little Orphan picture

Revealing mistake: When Tom is punctured in the rear by the fork that Nibbles is holding, his tail is missing.

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