Best horror movie mistakes of 1977

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The Uncanny picture

Continuity mistake: In the story titled "Quebec Province 1975", child witch Lucy gets back at her bullying cousin Angela by shrinking her to the size of a mouse. Minutes later, Angela looks up, lifts her hands over her head and begs for mercy. Obviously Lucy is preparing to step on her. But we see Lucy lifting her foot off the floor several seconds AFTER Angela starts begging!

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Jabberwocky picture

Visible crew/equipment: When the Black Knight falls from his horse while attacking Dennis there is a lorry parked in the background. (01:33:05)

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The Mighty Peking Man picture

Revealing mistake: At one point in the movie, dumptrucks are sent in to contain the Mighty Peking Man. You can tell that these, like most of the movie are toys.

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Continuity mistake: When the crew hauls the female orca aboard the boat, the harpoon line is wrapped around her entire body several times. When they cut the rope and drop her into the water, the line is wrapped only around her tail. When the male orca is pushing her at sea, the rope is again wrapped around her entire body.

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The Island of Dr. Moreau picture

Visible crew/equipment: During the opening scene when the boat is being pushed ashore you can see the shadow of the boom mike in the water's edge.

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Suspiria picture

Continuity mistake: When Pat is attacked on the stain glassed window near the start, she has blood on her right cheek. When she is then dropped and hung, the blood stains are different. (00:12:20 - 00:13:00)

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Eraserhead picture

Continuity mistake: Henry takes off the wrong shoe/sock to dry off.

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The Deep picture

Continuity mistake: In the opening scenes, when David is chiding Gail for grabbing him through the porthole of the wreck, his right hand is gloved, then ungloved, then regloved..all in the space of a few moments.

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Exorcist II: The Heretic picture

Visible crew/equipment: When the camera is pulling back really fast being chased by the people in Africa, its shadows can be seen multiple times on the characters and the walls.

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The Crater Lake Monster picture

Factual error: As the divers surface, they inform the sheriff that the meteor, despite having landed in a lake the night before, is so hot that it may take weeks to cool off.

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Continuity mistake: The spider lady and the vet go to the rancher's place to burn out the spider hill. While there, a bull runs out and collapses. While the spider lady is talking to the rancher's wife, her hands are by her side. When the camera switches to the wife's point of view, the spider lady's hands are in her coat pockets. When the view switches back, her hands are by her side again.

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