Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Continuity mistake: When the dwarfs are coming home for the first time and they all smash into each other because Doc notices the lights are lit, he is holding the lamp and then it swings behind him and disappears for the rest of the scene.

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Continuity mistake: After the Queen's transformation into the Witch she heads to the Dwarfs' cottage, and when it cuts to the shot of Doc leaving the cottage there are two steps at the front door, but in the next shot there's only one step. The steps change in other shots as well.

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Continuity mistake: When Snow walks into the bedroom upstairs there is nothing beside Dopey's bed, but when Doc reaches his arm through the open door while holding the lantern, there's a window and dresser beside Dopey's bed.

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Continuity mistake: When Snow White is lying in the glass coffin, the Dwarfs remove the glass top and kneel around her, but in the next wideshot Grumpy and Sneezy have switched positions with each other.

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Continuity mistake: When the queen comes down to her secret lab to transform herself and to make the poisoned apple, we see a crow perched on a skull. Throughout the scenes in the lab, the skull sometimes has an opening on the top and sometimes doesn't.

Continuity mistake: The cobwebs on the broom change between the two shots of it leaning in the corner.

Continuity mistake: The dirt on the dwarves hands appears out of nowhere in the scene where Snow White is asking them whether or not they have washed.

Continuity mistake: When Snow White walks to the well and sings, the branches around the left column change style between shots. Also, a leaf appears/disappears randomly.

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Continuity mistake: When Snow White runs away from the prince and sneaks behind a red curtain, flowers suddenly appear on the branches on the left.

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Continuity mistake: The Dwarfs' cottage has a window beside the front door which has a line of circles at the top and an irregular geometric pattern below, but when the animals hear the Dwarfs singing "Heigh-Ho" they rush downstairs, and as they pass that window it now has all circles.

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Continuity mistake: When Snow White opens the door to the cottage of the Seven Dwarfs, there's a latch hook attached to the door handle, but when the Dwarfs return home and Doc opens the door that latch is gone, but it's back again when Dopey slams into the door.

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Continuity mistake: When Dopey sees Snow White for the first time, he runs away in fear and drops the candle while doing so. Later in the film, when all seven dwarves come into her room at once, the candle can not be seen on the floor.

Continuity mistake: When the dwarfs pull the covers off of Snow White, her left arm touches her head, but in the closeup of Snow White sleeping, her arm is not touching her head.

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Continuity mistake: When the seven dwarves run scared down the stairs and out of the door, Dopey pulls the handle of the door from the inside until it breaks out and falls away. The next scene when the dwarf opens the door, the handle is there again. (00:33:00)

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Doc: Step up to the tub, 'tain't no disgrace / Just pull up your sleeves and get 'em in place / Then scoop up the water and rub it on your face / And go "Bl-bl-bl, bl-bl-bl, bl-bl-bl!"

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Trivia: When making this movie, Walt Disney turned the script into a comic at first and they used these "comic strips" to move around shots and scenes, replace things and generally see what would work or not. This technique is now known as storyboarding and pretty much every single movie production uses it.

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