Best movie continuity mistakes of 1957

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Jailhouse Rock picture

Continuity mistake: In one scene, Elvis Presley's prison uniform displays the number 6239, yet in another it becomes 6240.

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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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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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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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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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The Monolith Monsters picture

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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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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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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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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Gunfight at the OK Corral picture

Continuity mistake: Doc Holliday with the DOUBLE barrel shotgun shoots three times without reloading.

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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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Tom's Photo Finish picture

Continuity mistake: When Joan is doing some sewing on her yellow dress, you can see that the ball of wool in the sewing basket next to her has nothing in it. But when Jerry puts one of the photographs inside the dress, two knitting needles have appeared. The needles then disappear in the next shot.

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Three Little Bops picture

Continuity mistake: When the Big Bad Wolf arrives at the House of Straw, there are handles on the doors when he enters. But in the next shot, the handles have gone.

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Cheese It, the Cat! picture

Continuity mistake: When Ned is pretending to be invisible, he pulls out one of the cat's whiskers and there are now five whiskers on the cat's face. But when Ralph is on the champagne cork and is swallowed by the cat, the cat now has six whiskers again.

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Show Biz Bugs picture

Continuity mistake: When Daffy arrives at the theatre, there is a billboard behind him saying "Bijou Presents on Stage Tonight." But he points to the marquee in the next shot, the words have disappeared.

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Bedevilled Rabbit picture

Continuity mistake: When Bugs is trussed like a roast pig, the Tasmanian Devil puts salt and pepper on him and he leaves the salt shaker on the tree stump next to Bugs. But when the Devil unties Bugs later on, the salt shaker has disappeared.

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