Best western movie mistakes of 1972

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Revealing mistake: Although the film is set during the aftermath of the Mexican War (1848-50), the mountain vistas display some lovely radio towers and fire ranger stations.

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Visible crew/equipment: When Robert and Arvid are in the desert and Robert falls into the pit, you can see the shadow of director Jan Troell holding the camera.

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Other mistake: When Joe Kidd (Clint Eastwood) is shooting his 1896 Muster Machine pistol, with the long barrel, even though he fires numerous shots the hammer remains fully cocked and does not move.

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Other mistake: In the shot where the men are playing a game of baseball, if you look carefully in the background you will see that cars are driving down the highway. Considering that this movie was supposed to take place in the 1800's...

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