Scrooge

Revealing mistake: The wires holding up Jacob Marley's floating lock box and chains are visible. (00:32:10)

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Revealing mistake: The wires holding up Scrooge, as he is lifted to see the ghost of Christmas present, are visible.

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Continuity mistake: When Cratchett gets the bird from the shop, it's clear that the bird is a duck. But throughout the entire film he's referred to as a goose.

Continuity mistake: When Isabel is breaking off the engagement with Scrooge (in Christmas past), the eye color of Scrooge changes to brown and then back to blue.

Factual error: At the early stages of the movie, Scrooge is talking to a man who owes him money. Scrooge mentions the August Bank Holiday. Bank holidays were not introduced until 1871, after the period in which A Christmas Carol/Scrooge is set - around 1835 (Charles Dickens, the author of the book, died in 1870).

Jeff Walker

Factual error: When Scrooge is in the carriage with his girlfriend in the back, on the hill you can see a white van go past.

Ghost of Christmas Present: There is never enough time to do or say all the things that we would wish. The thing is to try to do as much as you can in the time that you have. Remember Scrooge, time is short, and suddenly, you're not there any more.

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Question: Near the end, when Scrooge is in the toy shop buying lots of toys, the shopkeeper has a shocked look on his face throughout, especially at the bit where Scrooge asks how much all the things are all together. Is it shock because Scrooge is suddenly nice, shock because Scrooge is buying up most of the shop and he's got to add it all up in his head quick, or both?

Answer: Most likely because he's buying the shop's entire inventory. That would be shocking enough to explain his reaction.

Jason Hoffman
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