Best comedy movie mistakes of 1954

White Christmas picture

Continuity mistake: When the General comes into the room for his surprise party the old lady and the granddaughter step back when he first enters then the camera cuts to another angle and they step back again.

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Seven Brides for Seven Brothers picture

Continuity mistake: In the barn dance scene Gideon is doing flips on the sawhorse. His shirt becomes untucked and then retucked between flips.

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Sabrina picture

Other mistake: In analogy to David's mishap with the champagne glasses old Mr. Larrabee crushes an olive jar when he sits down. However, in contrast to David he puts the jar into the front pocket of his pants, and olive jars don't break even if you sit on them (remember what he did to one when he tried to get the last olive out.).

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Living It Up picture

Continuity mistake: In the scene containing the Jitterbug contest, the waiter removes Jerry Lewis' dinner plate to give him champagne. After a cut away to the emcee, the waiter again removes the same dinner plate.

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The Runaway Bus picture

Continuity mistake: At one point bus driver Frankie Howard shins up a signpost to read road directions in the fog. The sign says WET PAINT and he slides down with his uniform jacket streaked and ruined. However, several minutes earlier, as he leans forward to peer into the night, Howard is already wearing the paint-stained jacket.

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Continuity mistake: When Canasta is fighting Daffy in his hideout, a window by the door is smashed in the process. When Daffy opens the door and comes out with his little red wagon, he walks past the window and it is now completely intact.

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Other mistake: In the opening credits, Ted Bonnicken's surname is misspelt as "Bonnickson."

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Bugs and Thugs picture

Continuity mistake: When Mugsy falls onto Rocky after Bugs "let him have it", you can see the cigarette falls out of Rocky's mouth, but when Rocky punches Mugsy, the cigarette is back in his mouth again.

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Continuity mistake: When Egghead Jr. shows Foghorn Leghorn the formula for how he managed to dig him out of the ground, you can see that Egghead has nothing next to him, but in the next shot a spade has suddenly appeared.

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Continuity mistake: When Tom attempts to squirt Jerry with the bottle of seltzer, Nibbles sets the freezer to Quick Freeze which freezes the floor and Tom is left frozen. You can see that when Tom is frozen, the bottle leaves an icicle of frozen water, but when Jerry and Nibbles dance around Tom at the end, the icicle has disappeared.

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Continuity mistake: When Spike threatens to kill Tom for giving him the hiccups, you can see that there is a burst paper bag by Spike and there is nothing in Tyke's bed, but when Tom crashes on the ground after climbing onto the house's guttering, the paper bag has disappeared and there is now a pillow and blanket in Tyke's bed.

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Hobson's Choice picture

Continuity mistake: In the first bar scene, Sam Minns pours Henry Hobson a drink, but in the next shot Hobson is still holding the empty glass, which Sam fills for him.

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Pigs Is Pigs picture

Continuity mistake: When Piggy is seated at the dinner table, there is a bowl of fruit with a yellow lid next to it, and Piggy has in front of him a plate with a spoon on one side and a knife and fork on the other. After Piggy's mother stops him from taking some fruit, we cut back to Piggy, and the bowl of fruit and yellow lid have disappeared, and he only now has a spoon by the plate.

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Continuity mistake: When Butch opens the door to steal the ham from the fridge, the handle is initially on the right hand side of the door, but when he opens it later on the handle has moved to the left hand side.

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Continuity mistake: When Jerry and one of the puppies hear Tom whistling during the thunderstorm, you can see that there is a newspaper by the puppy when he and Jerry look out from their shelter, but when Tom falls into the river, we cut back to Jerry and the puppy and the newspaper has disappeared.

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Design for Leaving picture

Audio problem: When Elmer has his hat and coat taken off by the Hat and Coat Remover, he says "Hey! What is this?" but his mouth doesn't move.

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Continuity mistake: When John comes home and finds his son's toys on the lawn, the red truck has a registration number on the back of it, but when John is speaking to Ethel in the next shot, the registration number has disappeared.

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Continuity mistake: When Dale is reading the Fairy Tales book at the beginning, you can see behind him there is an acorn, a small twig and an empty beer bottle behind him. But when he picks up the acorn and twig to pretend fencing, the beer bottle is nowhere to be seen.

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No Barking picture

Continuity mistake: When Frisky Puppy is looking inside the box at the dump, the fence behind him is grey, but in the next shot it is white.

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