Continuity mistake: There is only one bomber left in the air. Yet the SAC command center display shows three bombers. (01:37:30)
1 continuity mistake
Directed by: Sidney Lumet
Starring: Walter Matthau, Dan O'Herlihy, Frank Overton, Edward Binns
Factual error: Air Policemen that restrain the Colonel that is the General's aide are wearing officer insignia on their service cap, and they show enlisted "US" insignia on their collar. Both are wrong. They should wear enlisted insignia on the cap, and no collar insignias.
Gen. Stark: They're good men, we've seen to that. If their orders are attack, the only way you're going to stop them is to shoot them down.
Brigadier General Warren A. Black: We've got no alternative! This minute the Russians are watching their boards, trying to figure out what we're up to. If we can't convince them it's an accident we're trying to correct by any means, we're going to have something on our hands that nobody bargained for, and only a lunatic wants.
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