Best western movie mistakes of 1970

Rio Lobo picture

Factual error: As the colonel and his companions ride out of Blackthorne, Texas, they pass Saguaro cacti, which, oddly enough, only grow in the Sonora Desert, a far distance from Texas.

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Little Big Man picture

Revealing mistake: During the Little Bighorn massacre one of Custer's lieutenants turns to address Custer and is struck in the back with an arrow, and the thick pad or board is visible under the actor's shirt.

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There Was a Crooked Man... picture

Continuity mistake: When Paris has his private meeting with Woodward, he's smoking a cigar and you can see smoke rising all around him. The camera angle changes to a wide shot and all of the cigar smoke is gone.

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Revealing mistake: When the wheel breaks and the coach crashes, it is visibly empty. The five passengers who were riding inside have disappeared.

00:12:15

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The Cheyenne Social Club picture

Continuity mistake: When the Bannister gang begins shooting at the house, the ladies abandon their breakfast to run and hide upstairs. There's a pitcher half full of milk on the table. But a few shots later, when one of the Bannisters bursts into the kitchen, the milk pitcher is empty, and the dishes are in different positions on the table.

01:23:55

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Other mistake: The steer horn that penetrates Forrest Tucker near the end of the movie is at right angles to the rest of the steer horn.

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