Best family movie mistakes of 1949

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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The Grey Hounded Hare picture

Continuity mistake: When Bugs lights the stick of dynamite, he is holding the stick with both hands. But when we see him peering behind the post in the next shot, he is holding it with one hand.

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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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Fast and Furry-ous picture

Continuity mistake: When the Coyote has finished painting the tunnel on the rock face, the pots of paints have brushes in them. When we see the Coyote amazed after seeing the Road Runner running directly through it, the pots of paint beside him have no brushes.

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Daffy Duck Hunt picture

Continuity mistake: When Porky realises that they are celebrating Christmas in April instead of December, the numbers on the month of April on the calendar change position between shots.

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Hatch Up Your Troubles picture

Continuity mistake: After Tom has drunk a bucket of water, the baby woodpecker pecks inside his stomach and water then seeps out through tiny holes in his body. At this point, you can see Tom is completely surrounded by water, but when Jerry knocks Tom's tail in the next shot, the water has disappeared.

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Continuity mistake: When the bee kicks Pluto from behind, you can see that Pluto's tail is underneath him but in the next shot his tail is right behind him.

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Continuity mistake: When Donald collapses after running into the tree, there is a patch of grass underneath him that disappears in the next shot.

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Awful Orphan picture

Continuity mistake: When Porky Pig kicks Charlie Dog out of the house, the door only has a handle on it, but when Charlie climbs down from the window and lands on Porky, the handle now has a keyhole with it.

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Bowery Bugs picture

Continuity mistake: When Steve Brody enters the Swami's place with a knife, he is wearing a hat on his head. But when Steve rushes up to the Swami, the hat has gone.

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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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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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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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High Diving Hare picture

Continuity mistake: When we first see Bugs at the Opry House, you can see behind him there is a pink poster with "Frizby the Magician" on it, and on the left there is a yellow poster. But when we see Bugs in the next shot, the "Frizby" poster is now yellow, the poster on the left is now red and a "World's Strongest Man" poster has appeared on the right.

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Long-Haired Hare picture

Continuity mistake: Throughout the cartoon, Giovanni Jones's hair is blonde, but when he emerges from the rubble at the end of the concert, his hair is now reddish.

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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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Continuity mistake: When the bee sees Donald's eyes in front of him, you can see there is nothing behind him on the table he is walking on, but in the next shot a wooden box appears out of nowhere.

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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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Wise Quackers picture

Continuity mistake: Before Elmer's two dogs shake hands on agreeing to catch Daffy, one of them draws a diagram which is a dotted line and a circle with a cross in it. After the two dogs run into a tree, they go back to their meeting point and this time the diagram is completely different to the one drawn before.

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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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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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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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