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Continuity mistake: When Harry enters the cafe, filmed from inside he is holding the newspaper in a different way from how he was outside.

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Continuity mistake: Near the start, just after the robber takes a hostage, Clint holds his gun up and moves his thumb onto the hammer. When it cuts to a reverse angle his thumb's back down, then he moves it up again a few shots later.

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Continuity mistake: On Harry's way to and from the fish market, it changes from day to night too fast.

Continuity mistake: When we first see the dog, the giant bow is on the dog's right side. After Harry reads the card, the camera cuts to the dog and the bow is now on the dog's left side.

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Continuity mistake: Harry's dog, Meathead, changes genders. It's a male dog while jogging in the park, but is female when the mob hit man is sniffed out at the hotel. Then it goes back to being male.

Revealing mistake: As Harry approaches the Acorn Cafe (which he is about to shoot up), you can see that the two window panes just right of the door are candy glass. This is confirmed when one of the 'heavies' goes flying through them after Harry gives him the .44 Magnum treatment.

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Harry Callahan: We're not just going to let you walk out of here.
Crook: Who's "we", sucker?
Harry Callahan: Smith, and Wesson, and me.

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Trivia: The famous shoot out at the Acron took six hours to film. The real SFPD received 20 911 calls from people around that area who thought a real shoot out was going on.

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Question: Although "Dirty Harry" successfully stopped an armed robber in Santa Cruz, wouldn't he face criminal charges himself?

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Answer: Probably, but action/police movies often are unrealistic about depicting laws and police procedures.

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