Best movie revealing mistakes of 1965

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Thunderball picture

Revealing mistake: In the scene where Bond is trapped in Largo's shark-infested pool, he uses his mini air tank to breathe. In most of the subsequent shots, look closely at the actor's face: it looks a lot more like a stuntman than Sean Connery. (01:20:20)

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The Sound of Music picture

Revealing mistake: When the kids step out of the water and walk towards the house, the floor is already soaking wet from previous takes.

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The Great Race picture

Revealing mistake: When Leslie is fighting the soldiers, one soldier hits a second soldier with his rifle. The rifle can be seen to bend around the soldier's body and then straighten again. (02:12:10)

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For a Few Dollars More picture

Revealing mistake: After Manco beats up Cavanaugh and places Cavanaugh's back up against the bar, while Manco faces him, three of Cavanaugh's henchmen appear at the entrance of the bar demanding that Cavanaugh be released. Manco turns around and kills all of them with his pistol, while Cavanaugh falls to the floor crawling toward his gun. Manco is walking toward the entrance of the saloon with his back to Cavanaugh. Manco draws his gun and kills Cavanaugh without looking at him. If you look closely at the tip end of the pistol, you can see that the only thing that Manco would have killed was the saloon floor. (00:17:00)


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The Sons of Katie Elder picture

Revealing mistake: During John Elder's fight in Hasting's gun store, he ducks behind a counter, and as he pokes out his head, Hastings fires at him. On the counter, the "bullet hole" - containing the powder charge for imitating a bullet impact - is already visible before Hastings fires his gun.

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Monster a-Go Go picture

Revealing mistake: It's clear that the sound of the ringing phone is impersonated by somebody vocally, off-screen.

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Village of the Giants picture

Revealing mistake: When the gang tries the growth formula in the theatre, they quickly grow out of all their clothes until they are naked. But the scrunchy in Jean's pony tail is still in place and shows no signs of being stretched, even if the pony tail now is 20 times bigger.


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In Harm's Way picture

Revealing mistake: John Wayne suffers a broken arm and goes for a x-ray wearing a cast. At the bottom of the cast a slit is visible which allows the fake cast to be easily removed.

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Von Ryan's Express picture

Revealing mistake: In the opening sequence when Colonel Ryan's plane has crashed and is on fire, you can see a metal pole supporting a burning aircraft shell, not a real plane.

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Battle of the Bulge picture

Revealing mistake: In the scene where a tank is being pushed to the side by another, it's clear the tanks are miniatures.

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Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines picture

Revealing mistake: When the tail breaks off of the "German" machine and it careens around the field, you can see the little steerable tail wheel used to control the plane in those scenes. In all other scenes this plane has a tail skid.

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Revealing mistake: Stan's car gets a flat from the severed Eye Creature's hand puncturing the tire. The scene shows the hand going for the tire and when it grabs it, the rubber fingers bend in and some bend sideways.

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Cat Ballou picture

Revealing mistake: In the scene at the end of the movie where Lee Marvin is running interference during the escape by shooting in the air, horses pulling a beer wagon get startled and run into the street where the wagon turns over. At the beginning of the shot, when the horses begin to bolt, you can see the stuntman driving the wagon. He is sitting low behind the wooden front of the wagon (which has holes cut in it so he can see out).

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Revealing mistake: At the very end, a violent storm engulfs Jerusalem and the people viewing the crucifixion. In the close ups, you can see rain falling, but no one appears to be getting wet.

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Revealing mistake: In the scene where there is a air battle between a DC-3 transport, a American Corsair fighter and a Japanese Zero fighter we see some shots where model aircraft were used - it can be seen that there are wires holding the three aircraft up.


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A Charlie Brown Christmas picture

Revealing mistake: When Charlie Brown stops to watch Snoopy sitting atop the doghouse, eating dog bones, the pile of bones never goes down even though Snoopy takes from the pile three times. (00:03:25)

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Shenandoah picture

Revealing mistake: In the scene where the boy is shot in the leg and the carried away by an unionist soldier you can see more union soldiers storm past them. The bayonets of the soldiers are obviously made of rubber as they are dangling while the rifles are moved up and down by the running soldiers.


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Revealing mistake: During practically every scene with Dr. Nadir, the prosthetics to make his cranium look more 'alien' are visible. In particular, when the Queen realises he's been shooting down spaceships and not missiles and calls him a 'fool', at the back of the neck the line where the concealing make-up ends is evident. Throughout the rest of the movie the other Martians have similar if not even more obvious bald caps. (00:17:45)

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Revealing mistake: Near the beginning of the film, when Clang is outside the Beatles' flat on his delivery bike, you can plainly see the rope tied to the front of it giving him a pull as he starts to ride off. In the next shot the rope is gone.

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Ten Little Indians picture

Revealing mistake: The suit of armor is knocked down by a hand, but when we see it fall there's a string pulling it for a more spectacular fall. (01:04:35)

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