Best movie revealing mistakes of 1973

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The Seven-Ups picture

Revealing mistake: When the Grand Ville turns onto the street where the children are playing, it clips a parked car as it makes the turn. This is the same car that later gets its driver's door ripped off by the Grand Ville just before the police give chase. It was repainted red for the second scene, but note the same dent in the right fender as before.

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The Golden Voyage of Sinbad picture

Revealing mistake: When Sinbad and his men are fighting the pagans' "god of the single eye" centaur, Margiana the slave girl is shown screaming briefly. If you look closely, you can tell it isn't Caroline Munro, but a close look-alike.

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Enter the Dragon picture

Revealing mistake: When Han is killed by Bruce Lee, and the door is spinning, you can see the belt that holds Han to the door.

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Papillon picture

Revealing mistake: When Maturette dies at the end he cannot close his left eye all the way because of the totally noticeable fake contact lens he is wearing.

Leonard Hassen
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Magnum Force picture

Revealing mistake: A metal ramp is visible on the front bumper of the 1972 Ford Galaxie sedan when it rams the motorcycle head on.

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Live and Let Die picture

Revealing mistake: When Tee Hee bends the barrel of Bond's Walther PPK, in the close-up, the score marks where the barrel has been pre-cut are visible.

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The Exorcist picture

Revealing mistake: Crash mats are visible on the steps, when the Father is thrown through the window and rolls down the stairs.

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Walking Tall picture

Revealing mistake: During the scene where Buford is tearing up the casino his club bends all the way back like foam.

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Holiday on the Buses picture

Revealing mistake: At the beginning of the film, Stan reverses the bus into the manager's car. While the manager is under the bonnet looking at the engine, causing it to fall on him, you can see a rod with padding on it to stop the bonnet from hitting the manager. It is gone in the next scene.

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Robin Hood picture

Revealing mistake: After the jailbreak, a number of reaction shots for which the shot background is the villagers in the speeding wagon, not only do they not "bounce" with the wagon, they are not even animated.

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The Wicker Man picture

Revealing mistake: In the scene where Sgt Howie hits McGregor (who is dressed as Punch) with a candlestick, watch closely and you can see that the blow from Howie is aimed into the padded section on the back of the punch costume, rather than at the back of McGregor's head.

Will
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Carry On Girls picture

Revealing mistake: When Barbara Windsor is fighting Margaret Nolan in the Hotel Lobby, they jump onto a sofa and it falls backwards. If you look carefully, the lady seated on the sofa can be seen helping it fall backwards with her foot.

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Godspell picture

Revealing mistake: Part of the concept of the film is that, save for Jesus and his disciples, Manhattan is deserted for one day. However, during the baptism scene in Central Park, you can see a horrified man in the lake on a boat, desperately trying to row out of the scene.

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The Sting picture

Revealing mistake: After Hooker escapes the attack by Lt. Snyder in the phone booth, he runs down an alley. On a cross street in the distance, a modern sedan and large white truck drive by.

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Chino picture

Revealing mistake: When Chino does some rodeo riding when he breaks in one of his horses we get a good view of the stuntman's face. (00:33:50)

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High Plains Drifter picture

Revealing mistake: When Eastwood shoots off a portion of the bad guys ear, the resulting portion of the ear is very fake looking.

William Bergquist
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Soylent Green picture

Revealing mistake: The sliding door to the bedroom in Simonson's apartment appears to be covered with a sheet of 'bubble wrap' in early scenes of the room.

Badbird
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Don't Look Now picture

Revealing mistake: Right at the end when John is dying look at the texture of his blood. It is way too thin, almost like coloured water.

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Theatre of Blood picture

Revealing mistake: When Jack Hawkins punches through the door it is very apparent that it's made of very thin wood to make it much easier to hit through.

David Mercier
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Godzilla vs. Megalon picture

Revealing mistake: Near the beginning, Megalon steps out from behind a mountain. It's obvious the "mountain" is a cardboard cutout.

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