The Wizard of Oz

Continuity mistake: The Tin Man holds on to the Lion's tail as he reaches the top of the mountain. In the next shot he says, "I hope my strength holds out" and he's back on the side of the mountain.

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Continuity mistake: In the beginning of the movie Dorothy comes running into the farm and starts to, but doesn't completely unfasten the strap around her books. In the next shot the strap is in her hand.

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Continuity mistake: As he escapes Toto runs up the drawbridge and moves a foot to the left between shots than back again.

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Continuity mistake: When they first meet the Tin Man, the Scarecrow is holding an apple in each hand. He drops the one in his right hand but the other one disappears when he reaches for the oil can. Later when they all walk away both apples, and the one that Dorothy dropped before, are gone.

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Continuity mistake: When we first meet the three farmhands Hunk is leaning on the wagon's break pad. In the next shot he's not.

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Continuity mistake: At the end of the movie, when Dorothy sits up, from the side shot her hair is shown going down her back, but in the front shot, her hair is in the front.

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Continuity mistake: When the companions are walking down the corridor to the wizard's room, Toto is on their left side. Then, the camera view suddenly cuts to being behind them, and in which case, Toto is suddenly on their right side.

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Continuity mistake: As they all leave the poppy field the artificial snow has been neatly swept off the Yellow Brick road, and all traces of the snow on the ground are gone in the next shot.

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Continuity mistake: As Dorothy walks on the pigsty there are two grown pigs and about eight piglets in there. When she falls in more than 12 grown pigs now appear in the sty.

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Continuity mistake: The mayor of the Munchkin city stands alone on the steps and proclaims, "Let the news be spreadÂ…" In the next shot Toto suddenly stands at his left.

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Continuity mistake: The Munchkin Mayor's watch keeps changing time, from nearly to the hour, to twenty after the hour.

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Continuity mistake: Dorothy faces the Munchkins as they sing, "We welcome you to Munchkinland". In the next shot she's facing the Mayor.

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Continuity mistake: As the Tin Man crowns the Cowardly Lion watch closely as he flings his ax behind him and it falls off the edge of stage. Two shots later its back again resting on the steps.

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Revealing mistake: When the Tinman lands back on the ground, on his lower back, you can see his white t-shirt tucked into his pants.

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Revealing mistake: The glass in Dorothy's bedroom windows don't break, they are removed from their frames as the scene progresses, and if you look at the reflections in them the windows are made of plastic.

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Audio problem: The talking tree grabs Dorothy before he throws his apples. She starts screaming. And as she runs off laughing. Her lips don't match what we're hearing.

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Continuity mistake: When the Tin Man is telling his story, as he says "I was chopping that tree," Dorothy starts to look at the tree he's referring to, but in the next shot, she's looking right at the Tin Man again.

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Factual error: If somebody fell into a pigsty, like Dorothy did, they would emerge covered in muck, but Dorothy emerges completely clean.

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Continuity mistake: In the beginning of the movie Dorothy comes running into the farm and there's an old tire hanging from a tree. Two shots later as she walks away from Aunt Em and Uncle Henry the tire has been moved. The angle at which it hangs has been changed and the piece of rope hanging on the bottom of it is now three or four inches closer to dead center than it was before.

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Audio problem: Dorothy yells, "help, help" as she's chased by the flying monkeys but if you look at her mouth she's yelling, "Oh, Oh".

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