Best short movie mistakes of 1949
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Continuity mistake: At the beginning of the cartoon, the handle on the door moves from the left to the right between shots.
Continuity mistake: When we first see Giovanni Jones' house at the beginning of the short, there are five windows and the patio door in the middle is wide open. When Jones is frustrated with Bugs' singing and goes out to deal with him, the patio door is no longer in the middle - it is now the second door on the right.
Continuity mistake: When Donald's three nephews are looking in their books for a birthday gift, you can see that there is a pink book with "Gifts" on the front cover, but a couple of shots later the book has disappeared.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Continuity mistake: When the coyote is tossing the boomerang up and down, his tail keeps disappearing and re-appearing.
Continuity mistake: When Spike grabs Tom's whiskers and threatens him, the background behind them changes from a fence to blue sky between shots.
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.
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.
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".