Best family movie mistakes of 1949

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The Secret Garden picture

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Mary is eating her oatmeal while Martha is talking to her, take a look at Martha. While talking to Mary she spits out a piece of bread she was eating and this causes the little girl who plays Mary to momentarily slip out of character and smile (almost ready to laugh).

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Little Women picture

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Jo comes home from New York and sees Beth sick on the sofa, she gives Beth a music box. Beth opens the lid to the music box and in the next shot, the camera is pulled back and Beth opens the lid again.

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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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All in a Nutshell picture

Continuity mistake: When Chip is hit on the head by a stone a second time, Dale helps him up and takes away the stone. When this happens, you can see there is nothing on the ground behind Chip but in the next shot grass has suddenly appeared.

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Awful Orphan picture

Continuity mistake: When Charlie Dog pushes Porky Pig back into his chair after throwing him out, you can see there is a telephone on the table, but when we see Charlie in the next shot, the telephone has vanished.

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Bowery Bugs picture

Continuity mistake: When Steve Brody comes and sees the Swami after being thrown out of the gambling establishment, he has a plaster on his face. But when the Swami says "There's the answer" the plaster has gone, and in the next shot it is back on Steve's face again.

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The Grey Hounded Hare picture

Continuity mistake: Throughout the race, watch the bands on the dogs. In some shots, they have numbers on them: others they don't.

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Bye, Bye Bluebeard picture

Continuity mistake: When Bluebeard cuts the steak on the plate, there is a small piece left over. But when we see Bluebeard grabbing the mouse, the piece has gone.

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Fast and Furry-ous picture

Continuity mistake: When the Coyote picks up the knife and fork and starts running down the mountain, the knife and fork keep switching hands between shots.

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Daffy Duck Hunt picture

Continuity mistake: When the dog is saying his prayers by the fridge in the kitchen, you can see the fridge door is shut, but when Porky threatens the dog in the next shot, the fridge door is open.

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Hatch Up Your Troubles picture

Continuity mistake: When the egg rolls under Jerry while he is sleeping in his bed, you can see that the inside of Jerry's pillow is coloured yellow with green stripes, but in the next shot it is now blue with yellow stripes.

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Bubble Bee picture

Continuity mistake: When the bee sees one of Pluto's footprints, his tail goes into radar mode. At this point you can see that the bee has wings, but in the next shot they have disappeared.

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Curtain Razor picture

Continuity mistake: When the turtle who says he is "The Man with 1000 Voices" is standing at Porky's desk, you can see he has his hat in his hand, but in the next shot he is wearing his hat on his head.

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Donald's Happy Birthday picture

Continuity mistake: When we first see the tree hut at the start of the cartoon, you can see there is nothing by the top left corner of the window, but when the camera pans in on the hut, a blue piece of paper has appeared.

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Frigid Hare picture

Continuity mistake: When Bugs dons his top hat and tails and tells the penguin, "I've always wanted a nice long formal vacation", he takes the penguin by his left hand. When the two are walking along in the next shot, Bugs is now holding the penguin in his right hand.

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Continuity mistake: When Junior is reading the back page of his father's newspaper during breakfast at the start of the cartoon, the page has "Bugs Bunny Comics" at the top of it, but when Papa Bear puts his hand through the newspaper to hit Junior and tell him to eat his oatmeal, the page now just says "Comics".

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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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Out-Foxed picture

Continuity mistake: After Reginald Fox ties up the dog in the bag, his monocle is on his left eye, but when he answers the door in the next shot, the monocle is now on his right eye.

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For Scent-imental Reasons picture

Continuity mistake: At the beginning of the cartoon, the perfume shop seller has a flower in his right hand while riding on his bicycle, but in the next shot the flower has disappeared.

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