Abbott and Costello meet Frankenstein

Continuity mistake: If you look carefully at the monster (Frankenstein) you will see that his face is different in the ending scenes. The reason is, during the movie you see the monster take the woman doctor and throw her out the laboratory window. You then see the monster kind of stumble, which he really did and broke his ankle. So in the final scenes they replaced Lon Chaney Jr. as wolfman with a stuntman, and Lon Chaney Jr. finished the movie as the monster.

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Factual error: When Dracula is about to bite the neck of his female assistant you can plainly see him in her vanity mirror and as all good horror fans know, you can't see a vampire in a mirror, especially Dracula.

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Visible crew/equipment: During the scene when Lou Costello is reading the narrative on Count Dracula we see the coffin door open and the candle on top of the box starts to descend. By the angle of the coffin door the candle would have easily fallen to the ground. If you look carefully you can see a thin black cord attached to the candle.

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Factual error: In no place on Earth does the full moon occur five times in a row, as it is in the movie.

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Continuity mistake: The second time Dracula opens his coffin, he places his hand on the side twice.

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Continuity mistake: In a shot early in the movie, Costello is retrieving a bag for a customer. When he pulls the bag from the middle of the cart, it falls below other bags and packages. But when the shot changes and Abbott asks which bag is the customer's, Costello points to a bag on top of all the others.

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Continuity mistake: When the boys remove the tarp from the coffin around 12 minutes into the movie, the sign to the left reads "Frankenstein's Monster." When Lou is left alone and looks at the sign it suddenly changes to "Dracula's Legend."

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Other mistake: When Abbott and Costello are bringing the first crate (Dracula) into the house of horrors, Abbott tells Costello twice to help with moving the crate. The first time Abbott says to help pull the crate, which is correct. The second time, Abbott says to help push, even though Costello is still pulling.

Other mistake: During opening scene, two faces of Big Ben show different times. One face shows 8:00 and the other shows 9:00.

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Trivia: The voice of the Invisible Man was provided by actor Vincent Price.

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Question: As the monster is breaking free from the crate, Wilbur snaps out of the hypnosis that Dracula placed on him. When Wilbur sees Dracula and the monster ready to leave, he immediately pretends to still be hypnotized and unable to move. Since he only pretended to still be hypnotized so as to not alert Dracula and the monster, as soon as Chick, McDougal and the insurance agent showed up why didn't he immediately run to them screaming for help? Why was he acting like he was still hypnotized?

Answer: He's a rather simple-minded guy. He was scared and had become so overly-immersed in pretending to be hypnotized that it took time for him to act normally. Also, it's a movie. They're going for comic effect.

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