Best comedy movie mistakes of 1950

Harvey picture

Continuity mistake: When Wilson comes to the house looking for Elwood, as he says to Myrtle Mae Simmons "Now where's he?" his cigar is in his mouth. However, in the next shot, he is now holding the cigar in his left hand, placing it into his mouth as he asks "Where did you put him?"

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Cheaper by the Dozen picture

Visible crew/equipment: When Mr. Gilbert is going to the train station, as he walks around in front of his car, you can see the shadow of the boom mic on the lawn, to the left side of the screen.

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Saturday Evening Puss picture

Continuity mistake: When Tom traps Jerry in the blinds, he pulls the cord and squashes Jerry. At this point, you can see Tom is holding the cord, but when we Jerry sliding down the blinds in the next shot, Tom is no longer holding the cord.

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Rabbit of Seville picture

Continuity mistake: Bugs is wearing his wedding suit during "The Marriage of Figaro" scene, but when he says "Next!" at the end of the short, he is back to wearing his barber's outfit.

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Continuity mistake: When Spike is disguised as a fortune teller, he writes on a piece of paper: "To the Judge - I cheated in every event. Signed: Droopy". When he hands the piece of paper to the judge, the "To the Judge" and "Signed" with the dotted line are missing.

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The Scarlet Pumpernickel picture

Continuity mistake: When Daffy begins reading "The Scarlet Pumpernickel" at the start of the cartoon, you can see that the script is by the wall. Later on, both Daffy and the script are in front of J.L.'s desk, and a few shots later they are near the wall again.

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Big House Bunny picture

Continuity mistake: When Bugs Bunny (dressed as the warden) says "Warm enough for you, Schultz?", there is a fountain pen holder on his desk that disappears in the next shot.

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The Ducksters picture

Continuity mistake: Porky Pig has two black eyes when Daffy Duck pulls him from under the "Rock of Gibraltar", but after Porky is soaked by the "Niagara Falls", the black eyes have disappeared.

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Home, Tweet Home picture

Continuity mistake: When Sylvester is holding the string after setting the trap to capture Tweety, the background behind him changes from trees to blue sky between shots.

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Continuity mistake: When Pluto has the hose in his mouth and water comes out of his ears, there is a tree behind him. The tree disappears in the next shot, and a couple of shots later, it is back again.

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Golden Yeggs picture

Continuity mistake: When Rocky is reading his "Life" magazine at his headquarters, the first shot shows him reading the front cover but immediately after that he is reading the magazine with the pages open.

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Mutiny on the Bunny picture

Continuity mistake: When Sam puts his pistol against Bugs' nose, you can see there is graffiti saying "The Captain is a Shnook" behind him, but after a quick cut to Bugs, we return to Sam and the graffiti has disappeared.

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Canary Row picture

Continuity mistake: When we see Tweety singing, you can see that the bottom of his cage has nothing on it, but when we see Sylvester next to the cage, a door has appeared.

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All a Bir-r-r-rd picture

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Sylvester tells the bulldog to be quiet when they are in their cages, you can see there is nothing behind them, but when we see the train about to go up a hill, we cut back to Sylvester and crates have suddenly appeared.

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Watch the Birdie picture

Revealing mistake: Rusty Cameron makes a call from a pay telephone. He makes several movements with his index finger and the sound of the dial can be heard but the dial itself never moves.

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Hillbilly Hare picture

Continuity mistake: When Bugs is square dancing with the hillbilly brothers in the hall, you can see that the hall has a decoration on the wall, but in the next shot the decoration has disappeared.

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An Egg Scramble picture

Continuity mistake: When Porky inspects Prissy for eggs, you can see that the nest to her has nothing on the wall, but when Porky threatens Prissy to lay an egg, a sign with "Daphne" on it has appeared.

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Boobs in the Woods picture

Audio problem: When Daffy says "So long, Rembrandt!" whilst pretending to ride on a bicycle, his beak doesn't move.

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Homeless Hare picture

Continuity mistake: When the construction worker sees a bird in front of him, he says "Ha!" The worker then sees the city below and falls. At this point, you can see the worker is holding his hat in his left hand, but when he falls through the first plank of wood, the hat is nowhere to be seen.

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Continuity mistake: When Tom shoots a stream of balls to flatten Jerry, the last ball in the pack is coloured purple, but when the balls rebound off the side rail, the last ball is now a green one.

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West Point Story picture

Continuity mistake: During the rehearsal, Bixby throws a temper tantrum and kicks the piano. It slides straight toward the curtain, but in the next shot, it's spinning around. In the shot after that, it disappears altogether.

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Annie Get Your Gun picture

Continuity mistake: When Annie finishes her song about "doin' what comes naturally," she grabs her rifle and uses the butt to shoo the children towards the house. The man she is talking to is close enough that she could touch him with the gun if she wanted too. The shot changes to a longer shot of the same view and the man is suddenly 5 or 6 feet further away, where the gun would no longer reach him.

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