Best comedy movie mistakes of 1957

A King in New York picture

Continuity mistake: When Chaplin is inside the elevator, the hose changes from being tied knee level to hip level, depending on the shot.

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Funny Face picture

Visible crew/equipment: During the "How Long Has This Been Going On" number, Hepburn dances by a mirror - reflected in it are the camera crew, desperately trying to get out of the image.

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Desk Set picture

Continuity mistake: When Katharine Hepburn carries the white carnations out of the elevator (which have just been given to her by Gig Young), they turn pink when she steps off the elevator and walks outside.

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Silk Stockings picture

Continuity mistake: When Fred Astaire and Cyd Charisse are dancing among the parallel bars, her skirt changes to cullottes then back again to an ordinary skirt.

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Just My Luck picture

Plot hole: If Ashley kisses somebody, her good luck is passed on to them. However, Ashley kisses Chris Hemmington before she kisses Jake, so shouldn't Chris Hemmington have her luck?

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Birds Anonymous picture

Continuity mistake: When Sylvester is unable to sleep at night, the camera pans in on his eyes and you can see that he has his head on the pillow when this happens, but in the next shot he is lying flat out on the bed.

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Boston Quackie picture

Continuity mistake: When Quackie is hit on the head by a club at the Club Car in the train, he stands outside the car and you can see the words "Club Car" on the door. In the next shot, the words have gone.

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What's Opera, Doc? picture

Continuity mistake: When Elmer says "That was the wabbit!" he picks up the spear in his right hand. But when he is chasing Bugs, he is holding the spear in his left hand, and when he sees Bugs on the horse, the spear is back in his right again.

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Three Little Bops picture

Continuity mistake: When the three pigs are listening to the wolf playing his trumpet in Hell, the position of the double bass behind the pig who is playing the piano changes between shots.

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Continuity mistake: When Tom is placing a chicken under Spike's arm, Jerry takes a photo and you can see a trail of fake paw marks. When Jerry emerges from the dark room with copies of the photo, he takes one copy from the pile and has a look at it, but the picture shows no paw marks at all.

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Continuity mistake: When Ralph is walking up the steps to his apartment, he has a present in his right hand. The present disappears when he goes through the doors, but re-appears when he enters the kitchen.

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Gonzales' Tamales picture

Revealing mistake: When Speedy Gonzales is watching Sylvester drink Tabasco sauce from the tank that sends him miles into the horizon, watch Speedy's tail: it disappears before the scene ends.

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Ali Baba Bunny picture

Continuity mistake: When Hassan is trying to remember the magic word to open the cave door, you can see there is a burrow tunnelling under the entrance, but when we return to Hassan trying to remember the word later on, the burrow has disappeared.

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