Elmer's Candid Camera

Elmer's Candid Camera (1940)

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Continuity mistake: When Elmer is reading his book at the beginning of the cartoon, you can see it reads "How to Photograph Wild Life" on the spine, but when we see Elmer in the next shot, the words have gone.

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Continuity mistake: When Elmer captures the rabbit in his net, the rabbit is initially standing on concrete but in the next shot he is standing on grass.

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Continuity mistake: When Elmer is setting up the camera to try and photograph the rabbit, you can see the rabbit is lying on grass. But when we see the rabbit from the camera lens, he is now lying on plain ground, and when viewed from the lens a few shots later, he is lying on the grass again.

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Continuity mistake: When Elmer approaches the log, you can see there is a squirrel by the hole, but in the next shot the squirrel disappears.

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Continuity mistake: When we see Elmer Fudd reading his book at the start of the cartoon, you can see there is a lamp behind him, but when the camera pans in on Elmer in the next shot, the lamp is nowhere to be seen.

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Continuity mistake: When Elmer thinks he's going mad, we see a close-up of the book "How to Photograph Wild Life" and you can see there is damage to the front cover and the spine. But when the rabbit throws the book at Elmer at the end of the cartoon, there is now no damage to the book at all.

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Continuity mistake: When Elmer breaks up his camera when he thinks he's going mad, the pieces of the broken camera change between shots.

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Continuity mistake: When Elmer captures the rabbit in his net, the background behind the rabbit changes between shots.

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Continuity mistake: When the rabbit puts his hands on Elmer's face and says "Please, sir!" you can see Elmer's camera behind him. But after a quick cut to the rabbit, we return to the two and there is now no sign of the camera.

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Continuity mistake: When we see Elmer reading his book "How to Photograph Wild Life" at the beginning of the cartoon, the style of the lettering on the front cover changes between shots.

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