Best thriller movie mistakes of 1959

Plan 9 From Outer Space picture

Revealing mistake: When the UFO makes the huge flash that knocks everyone in the cemetery down, one of the police officers kicks a tombstone as he falls and it wobbles back and forth.

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North by Northwest picture
North by Northwest mistake picture    Video

Revealing mistake: In the shooting scene in the Mount Rushmore cafe, a boy in the background puts his fingers in his ears, because he knows the gun is about to be shot.

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Some Like It Hot picture

Continuity mistake: It is supposed to be night when Joe slips out of the hotel, but a daytime sky is visible.

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House on Haunted Hill picture

Continuity mistake: When Annabelle gives Frederick her gun, he places it in the mini-coffin and closes the coffin. However, in one of the next shots, we see that all coffins are open.

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Tiger Bay picture

Factual error: The movie is set in Cardiff but the Transporter Bridge seen at the beginning of the film is really in Newport.

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The Diary of Anne Frank picture

Other mistake: When Anne and Peter are looking at the stars, Anne points to a star and Peter knows what star she's pointing to. It is impossible to point to a star and have someone else know exactly what star you're pointing to. Try it.

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The 39 Steps picture

Continuity mistake: When Richard Hannay jumps from the Sheriff's window into a passing truck it is full of bales of hay. The next time we see him in the truck it is full of sheep and the bales of hay have vanished.

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Odds Against Tomorrow picture

Other mistake: A police officer fires two shots, hitting a bank robber in the back. The "bullets" do not make holes in the robber's coat. All they do is create two tiny puffs of dust.

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