Best comedy movie mistakes of 1962

The Music Man picture

Continuity mistake: In the beginning when the Anvil Salesman gets on the train, he sits down, arms to the side, the camera angle changes, and his arms are immediately on his hat adjusting it.

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Jack's Revenge
Carry on Cruising picture

Continuity mistake: When Sid James is trying to make his favourite alcoholic drink, an "Aberdeen Angus" he discards the wrong mixture into a vase. You see that the vase is filled up to the top but then in the next shot the vase is only half filled and is a different colour!

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The Fast Lady picture

Continuity mistake: At the end of the film when Leslie Phillips catches a lift from the lady in the sports car, the same silver Jaguar overtakes them twice in less than ten seconds.

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Girls! Girls! Girls! picture

Continuity mistake: During the close-up in the small boat when Elvis and his date go ashore at the plantation, his sailboat has been anchored a long distance from shore. In the aerial view, his sailboat is much closer to the dock.

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Gypsy (1962)

Gypsy picture

Continuity mistake: During Mama Rose's last musical number, she rips one side of her dress to show her leg. However, when the musical number is completed, the rip is no longer in the dress.

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Quackodile Tears picture

Continuity mistake: When Daffy paints a hand grenade white to throw at the crocodile, he leaves a tin of paint by the nest containing the real egg. But when Daffy's wife puts him on the nest after the hand grenade blows up, the paint is nowhere to be seen.

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Continuity mistake: When Sam is going to the widow's house, he is carrying a box of chocolates and a bunch of flowers, but when he arrives at the door, the chocolates have disappeared and the flowers are completely different.

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Continuity mistake: When Sylvester Junior is turning the wheel to pump oxygen into his father's diving suit, he spots a worm and starts following it, walking away from the pump. But when Sylvester bangs on the tank glass telling him to start pumping, we cut back to Sylvester Junior and he is back near the pump again.

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Continuity mistake: When the bailiff is trying to repossess Albert's car outside the shop, the cars parked in the car park opposite change between shots.

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Continuity mistake: During the car chase in the opening sequence the shots from inside both cars don't match the outside shots.

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