Best comedy movie mistakes of 1949

Adam's Rib picture

Visible crew/equipment: When the acrobatic witness lifts Adam in the air, you can see the wires that really lifted him up.

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Jack's Revenge
Love Happy picture

Continuity mistake: When Harpo is playing Russian Roulette, one of the villains claims that the gun has "four bullets" in it. One shot is fired at Harpo, and four by him, totaling five shots.

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Kind Hearts and Coronets picture

Visible crew/equipment: A wire is visible, attached to Lady Agatha d'Ascoyne's hot air balloon, as it sails across the screen.

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Hare Do picture

Continuity mistake: When Bugs is at the theatre, you can see he a man sitting next to him when he finds his binoculars, but when Bugs sees Elmer in front of him, we cut back to Bugs and the man next to him has disappeared.

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Senor Droopy picture

Continuity mistake: When the announcer tells Droopy and the wolf about the prize they can have if they win the bullfight, there is a red wall behind the announcer that keeps disappearing and re-appearing between shots.

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Revealing mistake: When Junior Bear is spinning Pa Bear in the air with his legs, you can see Junior's head detach momentarily.

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High Diving Hare picture

Continuity mistake: When Bugs is telling the audience about Fearless Freep, you can see that the exit door has two rectangular slabs at the bottom, but when he goes to answer the door, the two rectangular slabs have been replaced with one large square slab.

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Curtain Razor picture

Continuity mistake: When Porky tells the fox that he has to wait his turn for his audition, you can see there is nothing beside the wall, but when we see a close-up of Porky in the next shot, a filing cabinet appears out of nowhere.

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Continuity mistake: When Droopy tells Reginald Fox about the steak for every fox he brings back, the grass behind Droopy changes from light green to dark green between shots.

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Long-Haired Hare picture

Revealing mistake: When Giovanni Jones performs his first note after Bugs Bunny takes over the conductor's duties, Jones's hands turn white.

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Continuity mistake: When Pluto turns around and sees the bubble gum machine, you can see that there is nothing behind the machine, but in the next shot a wall has suddenly appeared.

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Continuity mistake: When Donald is cutting on the piece of fly paper, you can see there is nothing on the table, but in the next shot a cotton thread appears out of nowhere.

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Wags to Riches picture

Continuity mistake: When the millionaire is addressing Spike and Droopy at the beginning of the cartoon, you can see his briefcase is at the right hand corner of the table. In the next shot, the briefcase is now in front of the millionaire.

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Bad Ol' Putty Tat picture

Continuity mistake: When Tweety is running away from Sylvester, he hides in a tube of "Badminton Birds." When Sylvester comes around the corner, you can see there is a racquet next to the tube, but when we see Tweety coming out of the tube in the next shot, the racquet has disappeared.

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Little Rural Riding Hood picture

Continuity mistake: When the City Wolf hits the Country Wolf with his baseball bat, the bat he is holding has an oval shape on it. When the City Wolf says "Control yourself, cousin!" in the next shot, the oval shape has disappeared.

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Often an Orphan picture

Continuity mistake: After Porky ties up the mailbag with Charlie Dog in it, he is holding the bag vertically, and puts the label "to Scotland" on it. When Porky goes in the house, Charlie is standing by the bag which is lying horizontally, and the label is affixed differently.

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Movie Nut
The Windblown Hare picture

Continuity mistake: When the three pigs are reading a book at the beginning of the cartoon, the front cover has "Children's Stories" on the red rectangle, but in the next shot the words have disappeared.

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Continuity mistake: When Chip and Dale fall out of the tree after Donald had drilled in a hole in it to get some nuts, Dale lands on the ground and you can see there is nothing on the bottom of the tree. But when we see Dale just a few seconds later, he is now sitting next to the tree and grass has suddenly appeared.

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Hatch Up Your Troubles picture

Continuity mistake: When Jerry orders the baby woodpecker out of his home, you can see that Jerry's right foot is facing sideways but in the next shot it is now facing straight.

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Bye, Bye Bluebeard picture

Continuity mistake: When the mouse (hidden in a vase) tiptoes on the table at the start of the short, the bread on the plate is initially pointing up, but in the next shot it is pointing down.

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Mississippi Hare picture

Continuity mistake: During the poker game, the Colonel says "I've got five aces" and he lies down his cards in front of him. You can see that next to the Colonel there is half a coin and a pack of playing cards. When Bugs says "I've got six aces, sir." he takes the half-coin away from the Colonel, but the Colonel's cards and the pack of playing cards have disappeared.

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The Grey Hounded Hare picture

Continuity mistake: When we see "Grandpa's Folly" being 'scratched' in his starting box, the box has no door in front of it, but when we see the boxes at the start of the race in the next shot, a door has suddenly appeared.

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Fast and Furry-ous picture

Continuity mistake: When the coyote is tossing the boomerang up and down, his tail keeps disappearing and re-appearing.

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Daffy Duck Hunt picture

Other mistake: The calendar on the wall in Porky's kitchen shows April as having 31 days instead of 30.

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On the Town picture

Character mistake: In Frank Sinatra's scene in the taxi cab, when the girl is singing "Come Up to My Place," he rolls the cab window down and when he rolls it back up, he catches the front of his hair (the quiff) and has to roll the window back down to release it.

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Whisky Galore picture

Continuity mistake: Mrs Waggett brings in a tray with cups of tea on it while her husband is on the phone, reporting the sinking of a ship that contained hundreds of bottles of whisky. Mrs Waggett puts the tray on the left side of the screen, then, taking two cups with her, moves to the right of screen and that's where she stays when her husband finishes talking on the phone and, amazingly, the tray that was on the left side is now in her hands, without her moving to the left side to collect it.

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Continuity mistake: When Spike grabs Tom's whiskers and threatens him, the background behind them changes from a fence to blue sky between shots.

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Jerry's Diary picture

Continuity mistake: After Tom has torn up Jerry's diary, you can see that the pie is next the hole of Jerry's home, but when Jerry comes around the corner and sees Tom, the pie is now positioned near Tom's foot.

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