Best comedy movie mistakes of 1953

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes picture

Continuity mistake: At the end of the "Bye, Bye Baby" song the two girls are standing at the railing with two people in between them and the detective. When the shot cuts to their backs the two people in between the detective and the girls have disappeared.

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Genevieve picture

Continuity mistake: After the two children walk away after dropping their ice cream on the zebra crossing all trace off the ice cream has disappeared from the road.

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Roman Holiday picture

Continuity mistake: When Audrey eats her gelato on the steps of the Spanish Plaza, if you look closely, the time is about 12:00 when she buys the cone. However, when she starts eating it, you can see that it's past 3:00.

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The Long, Long Trailer picture

Visible crew/equipment: When the long, long trailer drives by, on its way up the steep, steep mountain, you can easily seen a camera man reflected in the trailer.

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The French Line picture

Factual error: Jane Russell and others say several times that they are sailing from New York to Paris. They might have been sailing to Cherbourg or Le Havre, but they couldn't have been sailing to Paris. The producer seems to assume that if they referred to Le Havre or Cherbourg, viewers wouldn't be able to sort it out.

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Calamity Jane picture

Visible crew/equipment: When Calamity and Katie are driving back on the stage they are attacked by Indians before they arrive in town. Calamity starts shooting at them from behind the large suitcase with Adellaid Adams wrote on it. Initially there is no mark on the suitcase but halfway through the scene a black mark appears below the D of Adellaid and if you look very closely you can see the piece of string along which the arrow is shot.

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The Band Wagon picture

Continuity mistake: On the marquee that advertises the show "Band Wagon", the name of the actress is listed as Gabrielle "Girard", but when the scene switches to a shot of someone holding the program for the show, her name on several pages of the program is spelled Gabirelle "Gerard".

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Cat-Tails for Two picture

Continuity mistake: When Speedy rushes out to take all the cheese in the trap that George and Benny have put out for him he is seen wearing a sombrero; however, for the rest of cartoon he is hatless, repeat, hatless.

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Don't Give Up the Sheep picture

Continuity mistake: When Fred (Ralph Wolf in disguise) says "Hello" to Sam at the end of the short, you can see that there is a card in both the top and bottom holes in the "In" section of the punch clock. But when Sam begins spanking Ralph, the bottom card of the "In" section has moved to the bottom hole of the "Out" section.

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Working for Peanuts picture

Continuity mistake: When Chip asks Dale "Where are the nuts?", there are some branches behind Dale that disappear in the next shot.

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The Simple Things picture

Continuity mistake: When Mickey tosses Pluto a sausage, Mickey is wearing a hat on his head and there is a bottle behind him. When Mickey says "Too bad, pal!" the hat and bottle have both disappeared.

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Hare Trimmed picture

Continuity mistake: At the beginning of the cartoon, we see Yosemite Sam reading a newspaper on the window at the Center News. When Bugs Bunny appears and looks at the paper with Sam, we see a close-up and it is completely different.

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Duck Amuck picture

Continuity mistake: When Bugs Bunny closes the door on Daffy Duck at the end of the cartoon, Bugs is holding his pencil upside down, but in the next shot he is now holding it the right way up.

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Duck Dodgers in the 24 1/2th Century picture

Character mistake: On the sign outside Dr I.Q. Hi's headquarters, the word "Stratosphere" is spelled "Stratopere."

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Continuity mistake: When the elephant walks up to the bowl of clothes pegs, the number of pegs in the bowl changes between shots.

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How to Marry a Millionaire picture

Continuity mistake: While Schatze's getting ready for her wedding, when Pola comes in she tries on the fur stole and instead of putting the fur stole back on the bed it slips onto the floor, but when Loco walks in with Eben the fur stole is lying on the bed beside the fur coat, though it wasn't touched. Pola's fur wrap near the flowers has also moved.

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Trouble Along the Way picture

Factual error: As the team practices, the film shows the passage of time by using a calendar. The month of July ends on Thursday, the 31st, but August the first is shown to start on Wednesday.

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Continuity mistake: When Tom removes the packaging, you can see that it reads "Life with Tom by Jerry Mouse" on the front cover, but when we see Tom reading the book later on in the cartoon, the wording has disappeared.

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Bully for Bugs picture

Continuity mistake: When Bugs bends Toro's horns on the bull shield, the horns change position between shots.

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Continuity mistake: When the squirrel attempts to cut the coconut with the saw, the saw's teeth break off and fall around the coconut. But when the squirrel returns with an axe, the pieces of teeth have changed position.

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