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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Continuity mistake: When Jerry slips a photograph of Tom placing the chicken under Spike's arm in the cake, he inserts it with the printed side up. When Tom lifts up the cake, the photograph is now completely blank.

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Continuity mistake: When the three little pigs hear the Big Bad Wolf playing his trombone in hell, the drumming pig only has a drum but when the wolf emerges from hell, a cymbal has appeared.

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Continuity mistake: When Ralph is ready to surprise Alice, there is a switch by the door. But when Ralph tells Ned to bring in the cake, the switch has gone.

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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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Continuity mistake: When Quackie is at the cafe with Mary, their dog is sitting on the chair between them at the table. But when Inspector Faraway appears, the dog has gone.

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What's Opera, Doc? picture

Continuity mistake: When Elmer is stabbing Bugs' hole with his spear, there are rabbit tracks around the hole. But when Elmer says "I'm going to kill the wabbit!" the rabbit tracks have disappeared.

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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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