Best comedy movie mistakes of 1963

It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World picture

Continuity mistake: In the wide-angle shots of the blue Willys (Jeep) wagon, the windshield is a 2-piece version with a vertical divider in the middle. The close-up shots don't have the divider.

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Lilies Of The Field picture

Continuity mistake: At the end of the scene when Homer first goes to Juan's diner, the amount of orange juice in Homer's glass changes when he and Juan introduce themselves.

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McLintock! picture

Character mistake: On the day Rebecca arrives home, Junior Douglas says that he was "Valedictorian, Class of '95." Earlier, Drago talked of almost killing Running Buffalo "during that trouble back in the '40's," which would have been about 50 years earlier. That would mean Drago and McLintock were fighting Indians when they were babies, or possibly before they were born!

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The Pink Panther picture

Continuity mistake: When Princess Dala is drunk on the tiger rug, her champagne glass jumps from her right hand to her left just after she says "tally ho .... no more virgin queen".

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Carry On Cabby picture

Audio problem: When Sarge is giving instructions to Allbright over the taxi radio Allbright replies "I don't know what the union's going to say about all this" to which Sarge replies "**** the union". His mouth doesn't open while the noise sounds to cover up his swear word.

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The Raven picture

Continuity mistake: In the scene where the two men are carrying the coffin with the cross on it down to the crypt, the coffin is being held with the cross pointing towards the last man. But in the next shot the cross is pointing towards the first man, as the coffin has been turned around. Then in the next shot the coffin is in its original position, with the cross pointing towards the last man. There is not enough time for the coffin to rotate this many times between the two men carrying it.

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Revealing mistake: After a carriage rolls over Midshipman Poop-Decker's sword, he can be seen pushing some kind of trigger with his thumb to make the sword split in two.

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The Nutty Professor picture

Continuity mistake: In the beginning, Jerry Lewis makes his special drink and it is the consistency of a milk-shake. Later in the movie he makes the same drink and it looks like cloudy water.

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Charade picture

Continuity mistake: When James Coburn is about to leave the phone booth where he's been lighting matches, the number of matches he leaves on the top of the phone changes between shots.

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The Thrill of It All picture

Continuity mistake: When Dr. Boyer's car is pulled out of the pool, it is facing in the opposite direction from when it was driven in.

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Bye Bye Birdie picture

Factual error: After Albert feeds the pill to the turtle, you see a close up of its eyes, which are blue. Turtles only have either brown or red eyes, not blue.

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Donovan's Reef picture

Factual error: Luki shows up late at night to retrieve his baseball cap from the house where Amelia is staying. He explains that the hat is very important to him because it was signed and given to him personally by Stan Musial. Stan Musial played his whole career for the Cardinals, but the cap is a Boston Red Sox cap.

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The Mouse on the Moon picture

Revealing mistake: The American and Russian space agencies are watching the launches of their own supposedly different rockets (split screen). It is clear that the pictures they are watching simultaneously on the monitors is the same footage, but reversed on one screen.

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The Million Hare picture

Continuity mistake: When Bugs and Daffy leave the Emergency Hospital, Bugs has a bandage around his head and on his face, but when he emerges from the lift at the TV studios, the bandages have disappeared.

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Irma la Douce picture

Continuity mistake: In Irma's apartment, the windows are covered with newspapers, to block out prying eyes. From the apartment's view, the newspapers don't cover the lower third, but from the street view, the lower third is covered.

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Beach Party picture

Factual error: Anthropology Professor Robert Orwell Sutwell explains that his black kimono was a gift from "the Tokyo Fire Department." The seven characters embroidered on the kimono are Chinese, not Japanese.

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