Best thriller movie mistakes of 1956

Invasion of the Body Snatchers picture

Continuity mistake: As Miles and Sally drive away from the train station her hand is resting on the passenger side window. In the very next shot her hand is by her side.

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Forbidden Planet picture

Continuity mistake: During the alien's assault on the ship, one crewman is seen near the spaceship's stairs firing a weapon. However, the weapon is pointed at a forty-five to sixty degree angle - at this angle, he would hit the bottom of the ship, not the alien that is much farther out.

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Phoenix

Continuity mistake: There is a "No Riders" sign that keeps appearing and disappearing on the window of the jeep, from one scene to another, fron shot to shot, throughout the entire film.

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Boobra

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Lost (1956)

Lost picture

Revealing mistake: A couple cross the road to enter Victoria Coach Station, London. There is the noise of a coach braking hard and they throw themselves away from a coach just inside the entrance, which obviously was not moving at the time. They walk into the station and talk to an inspector, while the same coach is driven out of the entrance past where it is supposedly parked.

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The Man Who Knew Too Much picture

Visible crew/equipment: When James Stewart tells Doris Day that he lied about the telephone call being from the hotel, Doris gets excited and James struggles with her on the bed. During that scene, you can see on the upper left corner a shadow of a microphone.

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The Harder They Fall picture

Continuity mistake: Near the end, Eddie knocks down a thug who tries to stop him from putting Toro into a cab. The man's hat falls off and lands on the concrete. He gets up as the cab drives away, then turns to retrieve the hat, which has now moved itself off the sidewalk and into the bushes.

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