The Wizard of Oz

Continuity mistake: When the Wicked Witch tells Nikko "throw that basket in the river and drown him" his feet can be seen resting near her book of spells. In the next shot we see the book of spells back where it originally was to the right of the lamp. (01:16:40)

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Audio problem: When Dorothy first meets the Scarecrow, you hear Scarecrow talk about the directions, but his mouth doesn't move.

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Revealing mistake: When they meet the Wizard for the first time, his big projected head doesn't reflect off the shiny floor, like everything else. (01:09:54)

andyo22

Revealing mistake: When the Wicked Witch leaves to go to Emerald City on her broomstick, just before she rounds the tower, a couple of thin wires holding her up are visible.

ryderpoints

Continuity mistake: When the Wizard is in the balloon, he raises his top hat pointing in an 11 o'clock direction. A frame later it's pointing in a 9 o'clock direction.

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Continuity mistake: Talking to the Wizard the Scarecrow says, "What about the heart you promised Tin Man …" and the position of the characters changes between shots. (01:29:15)

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Revealing mistake: Right after Dorothy slaps the lion, there is a green smudge on her arm. Looks like the witch's makeup. (00:50:35)

Continuity mistake: At the start of the film when Dorothy comes running into the farm calling Aunt Em, Uncle Henry has just taken a chick out of a hat, and is placing it into an open coop. Yet when the shot changes his hand is instantly back in the hat taking out another chick. (00:02:15)

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Continuity mistake: In the scene where Dorothy and the Scarecrow first meet and oil the Tin Man, the leaves on the Tin Man's shoulders appear and disappear several times. (00:40:50)

Continuity mistake: When the Scarecrow is singing, "If Only I Had A Brain", when he goes up into the air, you can clearly see the wires that are holding him up. This is not in the actual film, but on one of the DVD deleted scenes.

Continuity mistake: When Dorothy and the Scarecrow find the Tin man and oil his mouth, between shots the leaves on the Tinman's shoulders change.

Revealing mistake: When the doorman initially refuses to let Dorothy and friends into the Emerald City, they protest, saying the Good Witch of the North sent her; they show him the ruby slippers as proof. As the camera pans down to the slippers, look at the yellow brick road Dorothy is standing on - it is flat and looks as though it was simply painted.

JustJudy

Revealing mistake: In the forest scene when they walk up to the warning sign, watch and you'll see the Scarecrow's stick bend like rubber.

Revealing mistake: When the Wicked Witch throws the ball of fire at the Scarecrow, you see the Tin Man get down on his knees and take off his hat to put out the fire. If you look really closely, you can see several hairs on the Tin Man's head.

Dorothy: There's no place like home.

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Trivia: Professor Marvel, the Cabbie, the doorman, the guard, and the wizard himself are all the same actor, Frank Morgan.

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