Best movie continuity mistakes of 1966

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The Ghost and Mr. Chicken picture The Ghost and Mr. Chicken mistake picture

Continuity mistake: When Don Knotts is in the old Simmons mansion, he falls down a chute of some kind. If you watch closely you will see the stunt person looks nothing like Don Knotts. It is a younger man with very straight hair.

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Batman picture

Continuity mistake: When the Batmobile is going to park (before the bomb scene) there is a sign saying "Mobey Dick Parking Only". When he is later carrying the bomb and passes by the Batmobile the sign is not there.

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El Dorado picture

Continuity mistake: In the final scene at the sheriff's office, Mitchum has his feet up on the table top, and the boot soles are clean. But after Wayne walks out, there is suddenly a spot on a boot sole. (This is visible in the video)

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The Blue Max picture

Continuity mistake: The film is set on the Western Front during WWI but was filmed in Ireland in 1965. As George Peppard is driving to join his squadron for the first time the camera pans the horizon and loads of houses can be seen to have TV aerials.

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How the Grinch Stole Christmas! picture

Continuity mistake: At the end when the sled full of Christmas stuff is on the mountaintop, it starts sliding off the edge. It's going fast enough that it should be long gone by the time the Grinch reaches it, but when he does it's still right near the top of the mountain.

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly picture The Good, the Bad and the Ugly mistake picture

Continuity mistake: When Blondie abandons Tuco in the desert, watch the rope around Tuco's neck. It changes between shots, sometimes over his left shoulder, and sometimes hanging down in front of him. It is not due to the camera angle.

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Continuity mistake: When Peter O'Toole is locked in the closet at the museum, he puts a rope through the keyhole and uses a hook to pull it under the door. In the first shot, from outside the closet, the end of the rope is to the right. In the next shot, from inside the closet, the end of the rope slides under the door to the left. (01:22:30)

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It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown picture

Continuity mistake: When Charlie Brown holds the door for Snoopy before the gang leaves to trick or treat, his costume doesn't have all the extra holes in it like it does in the scenes before and after.

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Manos, The Hands of Fate picture

Continuity mistake: During the search for Debbie; Margaret's scarf on her head disappears and reappears several times.

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Grand Prix picture

Continuity mistake: The cars change shape frequently during the movie. That depends on the fact that many scenes were filmed at real races, with real F-1 cars. The cars that the actors drove were, for the most part, disguised F-3 racers. There are at least three fake Ferraris, and they all look different. One of them seems to have been built to resemble a 1965 F-1, but altered to look like a 1966 model. The non-existent Yamura (built to resemble a Maclaren), that James Garner drives is actually two cars with different chassis, one of them seems to be used very little, except when it catches fire in a scene.

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Born Free picture

Continuity mistake: Throughout the movie Elsa wears a collar. In the scene where she runs away the collar is visibly in place - a few minutes later, when she's found with the elephant, the collar has disappeared.

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Press for Time picture

Continuity mistake: During the chase between the bus and the bicycle, the route number on the front of the bus varies between scenes from 22 to 23.

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Dracula Prince of Darkness picture

Continuity mistake: Helen attacks Diana in Dracula's castle and is burned by Diana's crucifix. In a jumble of shots Helen reacts to the burn; Diana is seen holding up the cross, then not holding up the cross, and then holding it up again. (00:59:20)

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Continuity mistake: When the dinosaur charges toward Tumok, and Tumok lies down to shove the spear into the creature as it runs upon him, the dinosaur looks several times bigger than it did in all the previous scenes.

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Carry On Don't Lose Your Head picture

Continuity mistake: When Charles Hawtry is about to be beheaded, someone comes up to him saying they have a message for him. He replies with, "Toss it in the basket and I'll read it later." So she throws it in the basket, but in the next shot when you see an overhead view of Hawtry, the basket is empty.

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Carry On Cowboy picture

Continuity mistake: When Belle Armitage first shoots her pistol at Johnny Finger, she drops it down the front of her dress. Seconds later, it reappears up between her ample bosom.

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The Silencers picture

Continuity mistake: When Matt and Gail first pull over in the station wagon to spend the night, the car is parked at an angle between the trees. Later when it starts to rain, the car is parked straight.

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Harper picture

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Paul Newman seduces Shelly Winters in the nightclub, they're dancing to the sounds of a brass band, even though the musicians are all holding guitars.

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Seconds picture

Continuity mistake: On the airplane, Rock Hudson takes a pillow from the stewardess, and puts it behind his head. They cut away to the stewardess, and back to Hudson, and the pillow is gone. They cut to the stewardess again, then back to Hudson, and the pillow reappears.

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Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? picture

Continuity mistake: As George says "That you people are rearranging my genes so that everyone will be like everyone else" he puts his left arm around Nick. His hand, though is on the back of the sofa. Instantly in the next shot, however his left hand is now on Nick's left shoulder.

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