Corrected entry: The space capsules and spacesuits are incorrect. The Americans are wearing Russian suits in a Russian capsule and the Russians are actually wearing American spacesuits & are in an American spacecraft. (A Gemini to be exact).
Corrected entry: When Bond is trapped in the airplane before Number 11 jumps out, exactly where does that wooden restraining board come from? It appears to be a solid board, and indeed it must be because it slides out entirely from one direction. It appears to be at least three feet long, and the cabin walls aren't nearly thick enough to hide it, so where does it come from?
Corrected entry: Japanese SIS identifies the island that the Ning-Po stops at is called "Matsu" and is in the direct route between Kobe and Shanghai. The actual island of Matsu is just off the coast of CHINA, northwest of the island of Taiwan. Now, even assuming that it's the actual island in the movie, Bond takes Little Nellie and says he wants to take a quick look over the island. There's no way Little Nellie makes it that far on it's on-board fuel.poehitman
Corrected entry: When Bond asks if anything unusual has happened on the island, Tiger says something to the effect of "Everything's just so normal. Nothing happens here". But to hollow out the crater of the volcano and build a rocket launch facility would be a major construction undertaking that would require large numbers of workers, construction material and equipment and would have taken quite a while to complete. How could the islanders not notice a construction project of that magnitude?poehitman
Corrected entry: When Bond goes back to the control room to hit the self-destruct button, he goes in completely unarmed. Bond is supposedly the best secret agent in the world, but as he's going up the stairs, with dead bodies and weapons all around him, he doesn't pick up a weapon before going into a room where armed guards are most likely present.poehitman
Corrected entry: How does 11 reconfigure that plane so that it would entrap James Bond? Wasn't it Bond's plane that he offered to take 11 out of there, the night before?
Corrected entry: During one of the Ninja training sessions, a trainee smashes a melon. The goo from the melon splashes the camera lens.
Corrected entry: In the car chase, just before the villain's black sedan is lifted off the road by helicopter, to be dumped into the Tokyo bay (that was before environmentalism) there's a shot from behind inside Bonds sports car. They race madly....with the speedometer needle clearly showing zero!
Corrected entry: When Blofield's base is exploding, external shots are shown which blatantly show lava flowing down. This is video of a real volcano erupting.
Corrected entry: How could Blofeld have kept an efficient operation in Japan when he personally killed his own top two officers, 4 and 11, over such trivial matters as whether they succeeded in killing Bond? After all, when 4 was being killed, Bond was already in his custody, so exactly where did Osato fail? doesn't that leave a big power vaccum at the top?
Corrected entry: Bond is 'killed' in the teaser in the hide-away bed. When the local police who respond to the situation open the bed, revealing Bond's 'dead' body, one of them remarks "That's the way he would have preferred it." Clearly making reference to Bond's proclivity for sexual escapades during dangerous situations. But how could any random, local gendarme possibly know about the personal habits of such a 'secret' agent?
Corrected entry: At the end of the movie when the remaining ninjas and Bond are escaping, aren't they using the tunnel that was filled with poison gas earlier in the movie? Notice that they are all swimming with their heads above water. Shouldn't they be dead?
Corrected entry: In the scene of 11 flying Bond in the Navion single engine airplane, it doesn't make sense that Bond would get in the plane and sit in the back seat while 11 is wearing a parachute on her back and goggles on her head. Bond's not particularly observant, is he? Either that or he can't put two and two together.
Corrected entry: Near the end of the movie when the Ninjas are attacking the volcano compound, one of them shoots through the wall of Blofeld's supposedly impregnable control room. Apparently the noise and smoke that was produced to shoot the scene scares the hell out of the cat in Blofeld's arms. It is hilarious to watch the poor cat try to get free and its all Blofeld can do to try and restrain the animal.
Corrected entry: When Bond is being chased at the docks, he reaches the top of the stairs with the Asian girl and a man with a submachine gun starts shooting at him. Bond fires back, the man throws his arms up in the air and screams. In the very next shot with the camera looking up, a second gunshot is heard and he comes flying over the edge. Given that the first gunshot caused a serious injury, how does he suddenly have the strength to hurl himself over the edge (the bullet would not have enough momentum to do it for him)?Tobin OReilly
Corrected entry: When Bond and Kissy climb to Blofeld's volcano, it takes them from early morning to evening to complete the trip. However when Kissy gets reinforcements, the double journey merely takes minutes rather than hours.
Corrected entry: When the SPECTRE vessel attempts to intercept the second U.S. capsule, the Air Force launches several intercept aircraft. But jet engines require an oxygen atmosphere to produce thrust, and the capsule is beyond the stratosphere and thus beyond any usable atmospheric concentrations for them to work. Also, the tracking sensors of their light AA missiles (also considering it was the 60s when the movie was made) would also be useless for hitting something in orbit, because their lock-on range would be far too low.
Corrected entry: Since part of the volcano's interior consists of rough and porous rock, James' suction cups wouldn't have been able to give him a secure grip all the way down as he infiltrates the volcano base.
Corrected entry: When we first see Aki (right after Bond arrives in Japan and is seen walking down the sidewalk), shehas short flowing hair with navy blue and red bands tied around her waist. But in the next shot, when Bond enters the Sumo wrestling building, a totally different looking woman with tied back hair and a yellow band around her waist rounds the corner in pursuit of him.
Corrected entry: In the scene aboard the Navy vessel where Bond is given a burial at sea, the wrapping around his supposedly dead body is bright white, but after he is dumped into the ocean, picked up by the divers and brought aboard the submarine, the wrapping is now tan.
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Corrected entry: Inside the sub when Bond is talking with "M", he is handed the address of where he is to go on a small slip of paper, and after looking at it he burns it using his lighter. The paper almost immediately burns up as he holds it (normal paper would burn more slowly), which means that it must have been made of a material that burns faster (as you can tell by the red glare the flames give off).
Corrected entry: Near the beginning, Bond meets Henderson and whacks him on the leg, which is artificial. H says that he lost it in Singapore in 1942. A few moments later, H says he's been in Japan for 28 years. The film was released in 1967 and is set at about that time, or a year or two earlier. So H would have been in Japan since the late 1930's - right through WWII. I really doubt they would have let him out during the war to go to Singapore.
Corrected entry: It appears that the set of the inside of the volcano with the forced perspective volcano hole high above, is the same set used in the beginning of Goldfinger where Bond sneaks into the side of metal tank and emerges into a plush room to spread plastic explosive on the tanks of nitro. If you notice, the high ceiling of that room with the round hole in it has the same forced perspective look as the inside of the volcano.
Corrected entry: After Henderson is killed, Bond has a scrap with the killer - you can clearly see he has dark shoes on. When he gets to the Osato chemical place he has white shoes on.
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