Best comedy movie factual errors of 1967

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Factual error: When M and his entourage arrive at Bond's estate their cars are surrounded by sheep. They then drive on down a unsurfaced road to Bond's house, past a pride of lions he keeps on the grounds. A series of sweeping overhead shots shows us it is all one huge field, with no fences or the like. Those sheep aren't going to last very long .

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Factual error: When Resiman interviews him in prison, Franko is chewing gum. (In several shots you see it is chewing gum and not tobacco). First, during heavy rationing in the UK in World War 2 chewing gum was a rare and expensive treat. A military prisoner would not be able to obtain it for love or money. Secondly, US military prisoners were never, ever allowed chewing gum - it can be (and has been) used to jam locks.

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Factual error: There is a scene with Benjamin Braddock going to Berkeley, but his car is driving on the upper deck of Bay Bridge which only goes in the direction of San Francisco.

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Factual error: The problem with firing a cannon on steam power is to have the boiling water build enough pressure inside the barrel, with no leaks or openings to release it before its time. The professor's scarf and the plug hammered into the fuse hole (which also flies off just before the shot) wouldn't be good enough as pressure restrainers.

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Factual error: In the final scene of the movie Elvis and Shelley Fabares are driving in his sports car along a seaside highway outside of Miami Beach. There are mountains along the coast in the background. There are no mountains in Florida.

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Factual error: During the Jousting all the knights fail to use their lances correctly by putting them across the horse's neck, instead they just attack each otheron the lance arm.

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Factual error: The song that Bo and the others use to trick Abdul into thinking there are reinforcements is "Durch die Grune Heide", a marching song used during the Second World War. However, the film is set in 1906.

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