Best movie mistakes of 1964

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Goldfinger picture

Continuity mistake: The T-Bird following Oddjob to the junkyard does not have fender skirts but does when they give up the chase and head back to the farm. (01:16:25 - 01:20:30)

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Zulu picture

Revealing mistake: When Mr Witt rides out of the Zulu camp in a 2 horse cart at the beginning of the movie, just before it exits, you can see it's a stunt double at the reins.

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633 Squadron picture

Other mistake: As the special bombs are being towed onto the base, a modern white saloon car is seen driving past on the road.

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Mary Poppins picture

Continuity mistake: At the beginning when Mrs. Bank is talking to Katie Nanna you can see the clock behind her and you can clearly see that the time is 6:30 when a little later it is at 6:00.

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New this month Suggested correction: The time does not show 6:30 when Mrs. Banks arrives home it actually is right around 5:55. Then a few moments after the song "Sister Suffragette" ends you see it is almost 6:00 so they prepare themselves for Admiral Boom's firing of his cannon.

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Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer picture

Audio problem: In the scene where the elves introduce the 'We are Santa's Elves' song to Santa Claus, the head elf's voice doesn't match his voice from previous and subsequent scenes.

Rick Johnstone
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Hard Day's Night picture

Continuity mistake: There is a scene in the movie where the Beatles enter a limousine, I believe at the beginning of the movie. In this particular scene the Beatles are all dressed in suits and ties, but when the Beatles are filmed in the limo, John Lennon is wearing a turtle neck sweater beneath a blazer.

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Dr. Strangelove picture

Factual error: When the B-52 is flying low over Russia, the shadow on the ground is a Boeing B-17G, a World War II propeller driven bomber.

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My Fair Lady picture

Deliberate mistake: When Eliza is about to be bathed, the mirror keeps turning around between shots to avoid reflecting the filming crew.

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First Men In The Moon picture

Factual error: When the Victorian astronauts are on the moon they are dressed in deep sea diving suits - without gloves.

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Send Me No Flowers picture

Continuity mistake: When Dr. Morrissey comes to George and Judy's house on Sunday night after the fishing trip to bring them some fish, he sits down on the couch and removes his glasses. Then, in the next shot, his glasses are back on again. He wouldn't have had time to put his glasses back on. (01:09:45)

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A Shot in the Dark picture

Other mistake: Subtitle (English) appears to be incorrect: "He is setting the scions of criminal investigations back 1000 years" should be "He is setting the science of criminal investigations back 1000 years." "Scions" is a description of the branches of a tree. (01:11:00)

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The Brass Bottle picture

Revealing mistake: When the genie (Burl Ives) moves the fire plug you can see a bracket holding it up and running down to a track beneath it.

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Carry On Cleo picture

Revealing mistake: Near the beginning, Hengist and Horsa are watching a young cave couple dragging each other around. Hengist is pouring Horsa a drink and you can see him pour, raise the jug, then Horsa takes a sip from his cup. All this time it is patently obvious that no liquids are in the vessels.

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Hush... Hush, Sweet Charlotte picture

Audio problem: After disposing of Dr. Drew's supposedly dead body, Miriam tells Charlotte to get out of the car and go up to her room. Charlotte has been wearing thin slippers on her feet yet when she steps onto the porch, you can hear the sound of heels as she walks. (01:57:25)

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A Fistful of Dollars picture

Continuity mistake: In the opening scene, when 'Joe' is helping himself from the well, the angle to the sun varies from the left side to almost vertically. (00:03:00)

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Cheyenne Autumn picture

Factual error: The narrator mentions that the Cheyenne tribe split in half in northern Nebraska. The scenery would suggest otherwise, as there are no mountains that high in Nebraska.

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Viva Las Vegas picture

Continuity mistake: Ann Margaret is seen dancing with high heeled shoes at the beginning of a dance routine and during the routine is seen in flat ballet shoes, then near the end she is seen wearing high heeled shoes again.

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Robinson Crusoe On Mars picture

Continuity mistake: While avoiding the glowing meteoroid, they decide to fire their jets to push them into a higher orbit. In a couple of scenes they go up but a third one has them going back down.

Larry Koehn
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Marnie picture

Revealing mistake: When Marnie is dreaming, watch her window. The curtains move as if there is wind, but the window is closed.

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Kiss Me, Stupid picture

Visible crew/equipment: In the beginning, when Dino is stopped by the police, the stage lights are reflected on his sun glasses.

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