Best comedy movie mistakes of 1955

The Seven Year Itch picture

Continuity mistake: When they are on the back porch, watch the Coke bottle. The level of the liquid in the bottle goes down, then up, then down, etc.

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Guys and Dolls picture

Continuity mistake: Adelaide performs her first number and finds Nathan in her dressing room. There is a pink robe draped over the partition. Placement of this robe changes during the scene without being touched.

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Jack's Revenge
The Ladykillers picture

Continuity mistake: During the robbery, the taxi driven by Danny Green changes from an Austin to a Morris Oxford and back again. Both types are the same colour, but the Austin is the one with the rounded radiator grille, and the Oxford has a flat radiator.

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The Court Jester picture

Other mistake: The catapult on the battlements Jean uses to evict the castle guards is rather curious. First, there is neither a bow nor any torsion to 'power' the weapon, and secondly it just seems to cock itself, right after each shot. All that Jean does is pull the lever and none of her diminutive helpers stand by for any cocking work whenever the catapult arm is shown.

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Mister Roberts picture

Continuity mistake: In the scene where the Reluctant is in the port of Elysium and the men are on shore leave, a truck load of MPs show up. Ttheir patrol leader tells Mr. Roberts that his men will be stationed along the starboard side of Mr. Roberts ship for the remainder of its stay in port because of the problems various members of the ship had been causing while on shore leave. No sooner do the MPs line up along the side of the ship do you see one of the ships crew flying down the dock on a motorcycle. When the motorcycle passes the ship the MPs who just 10 seconds before were lined up along the ships starboard side are now nowhere to be seen.

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The Trouble with Harry picture

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Wiggy is looking at John Forsythe's new painting at the cider stand before she goes inside to put up his shopping order, the new painting is also on display inside the store, on the floor behind John Forsythe.

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One Froggy Evening picture

Continuity mistake: When the 21st century demolition man discovers the box containing the frog in the cornerstone at the end of the cartoon, the frog jumps out and you can behind the box there is a document. But when we see a close-up of the frog performing in the next shot, the background is now rubble identical to the first scene.

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Roman Legion-Hare picture

Continuity mistake: When Emperor Nero tells Yosemite Sam to get him a victim, you can see that Sam is holding a sword in his hand. In the next shot, the sword has gone and Sam is now holding a bugle, and when he is marching along with the legion, he is holding the sword again.

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Speedy Gonzales picture

Continuity mistake: When Speedy is bowing to the other mice when he comes back, you can there are four Sombreros behind him, but after a quick cut to Sylvester, we return to Speedy and a flower appears from nowhere.

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This Is a Life? picture

Continuity mistake: When the camera pans in on the audience at the start of the show, you can see that Granny is sitting next to Bugs and Daffy, but after a quick cut to Elmer, we return to Bugs and Daffy, and Granny has disappeared.

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Continuity mistake: When Elmer is picking up the money and putting into the case, the dollar note next to Sylvester changes position between shots.

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Guided Muscle picture

Other mistake: Philip De Guard is the cartoon's layout artist, yet when we see his name in the opening credits, it is spelled "Phillip" instead of the usual "Philip."

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Continuity mistake: When Uncle Pecos breaks his guitar string whilst rehearsing in Jerry's home, he goes up to Tom and pulls off one of his whiskers. The whisker Pecos pulls off is the one on the top left of Tom's face, but when Tom goes to check his face in the mirror a few shots later, the whisker Pecos pulled off is still intact, and the whisker in the bottom right has been pulled.

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Ready.. Set.. Zoom! picture

Continuity mistake: When the Coyote attempts to capture the Road Runner for the first time, he is standing on a bare patch of pavement surrounded by the puddle of glue he is spreading. In the next shot, the Coyote is now standing on glue with no bare patch, and when he realises he is about to be hit by the truck, he is standing on bare pavement in middle of the glue puddle once again.

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The Hole Idea picture

Continuity mistake: When Calvin Q. Calculus has invented the portable hole, he says "Eureka!" and you can that there is a beaker on the desk, but in the next shot the beaker has disappeared.

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Continuity mistake: When the Gophers hear Elmer Fudd and the furniture salesman coming, they hide in the bottom drawer, but when Elmer drives home, the Gophers are now hiding in the second drawer down.

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