Best movie continuity mistakes of 1957

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The Deadly Mantis picture

Continuity mistake: At one point, the gigantic title character knocks over a city bus. For a moment, the word TONKA can be seen on the underside of the vehicle.

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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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The Bridge on the River Kwai picture

Continuity mistake: The commandos are in the river, at night and they are setting the charges on the bridge, the variety show is going on at the same time. Between the British soldiers heads and the roof of the auditorium, the Japanese soldiers are standing in bright sunlight.

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Continuity mistake: When the group go out to inspect the house damaged by the monoliths, the dirt around the rocks is white while the rest is dark. The professor squats down and picks up white dirt in his left hand and dark dirt in his right hand, then calls the geologist. In a close up, he opens his hands and the dirt colors have changed hands - the shot has been reversed.

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Funny Face picture

Continuity mistake: When Maggie and Richard Avery leave Professor Flostre's room, she puts a beret onto a statue. About four minutes later, when Audrey runs out the room, the statue has disappeared.

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Hell Drivers picture

Continuity mistake: At the start of the film when Tom is doing his trial run, he is forced off the road to avoid crashing into two oncoming trucks, driven by Johnny and Red. His truck has the number thirteen number board on the front, which isn't on it during any other time during the trial run, although it's on the truck for the rest of the film.

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Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison picture

Continuity mistake: When Allison arrives at the island in his raft, he sticks out his head to take a look. When his face is seen, his hair is completely dry, but when his back is seen as he prepares to go ashore, his hair is soaked.

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Just My Luck picture

Continuity mistake: When the guy on the train drops the £1 note, Norman lets two women stand next to him before he picks it up. You can see the women's legs next to his, but when he bends down to pick up the money, the women's legs have disappeared and you can see the legs of the man who dropped the money. In the next shot the women's legs are back.

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The Amazing Colossal Man picture

Continuity mistake: In the film Glenn Maning has already reached a height of 30ft. The Army is keeping him in a tent and a military personal brings Glenn a whole turkey on a plate. Then Glenn takes a piece of the turkey meat and holds it in his hand. Being that Glenn is now 30ft tall the regular turkey that the man gave him is now a huge hunk of meat in Glenn's hand. in others words the turkey is not scale in relation to Glenn's size.

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Tabasco Road picture

Continuity mistake: During the slow-motion sequence, Speedy slams the mallet on the cat's paw and leaves the mallet on the ground when he rescues the mouse. When he puts a stick of dynamite on the cat's tongue, the mallet has gone.

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3:10 To Yuma picture

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Glen Ford shoots the stagecoach driver dead, the body falls to the ground. Glen Ford gives the order to put the "dead" man on the saddle of a horse. When the men lift him up, the "dead" man puts his right hand up onto the shoulder of one of the men.

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Paths of Glory picture

Continuity mistake: According to one of the characters, the firing squad is drawn from the 3rd Battalion of the 701st Infantry Regiment, the same regiment as most of the other characters. However, all the members of the firing squad (except the officer and sergeant, who are credited characters seen elsewhere in the film) have "710" on their collar patches. This can be seen when the sergeant, who has "701" on his collar patches, is briefing them.

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Piker's Peak picture

Continuity mistake: When Yosemite Sam says "I dares" to Bugs, you can see there is nothing behind Bugs, but in the next shot he is standing in front of a mountain.

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Tom's Photo Finish picture

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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Cheese It, the Cat! picture

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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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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