Barry Lyndon

Barry Lyndon (1975)

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Corrected entry: In the scene where Barry is in the rowboat on the lake, there is a yellow Labrador retriever in the boat. Yellow Labs were not bred until around 1900.

wizard_of_gore

Correction: While it's true that the yellow Labrador breed was first recognized by The Kennel Club in 1903, they were being bred before then. However, breeding for a color is different than the color occurring naturally. Labradors varied in colors greatly and yellow shades would have occurred.

Bishop73

Corrected entry: The narrator is telling ('According to a report in the Saint James Chronic...') that Lady Lyndon's father, Charles Lyndon (played by Frank Middlemass), died at Spa, in the Kingdom of Belgium. There's no year mentioned in this scene, but at the end of the movie (a few years later), when Lady Lyndon signs a cheque for Barry, we can see on this cheque the year 1789. The Kingdom of Belgium did not yet exist in 1789: Belgium became a Kingdom in 1831 (21st of July to be exact). (01:37:00)

Correction: Belgium was in theory already a kingdom few after it's independance in 1830. The oath of the first king took place July 21th 1831. before that date there was a regent, the baron Surlet de Chokier. Belgium was already a kingdom, however, no suitable king had been found so far.

Continuity mistake: Barry is introduced to Gustavas Adolphis, the 13th Earl of Wendover, by Lord Hallam, to help him obtain a title. In the receiving line to meet Your Majesty, another man is introduced as Lord Neville, yet later when Barry is eating in a restaurant and runs into the 13th Earl of Wendover, he calls him Lord Neville. It seems his name should be either Lord Wendover, as he was called previously, or Lord Adolphis, as we learned that his real name was from Lord Hallam.

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Redmond Barry: I'm not sorry. And I'll not apologize. And I'd as soon go to Dublin as to hell.

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Trivia: Stanley Kubrick's daughter has a cameo as the young girl sitting behind Lady Lyndon at the magic show.

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