All the President's Men

All the President's Men (1976)

7 mistakes

Visible crew/equipment: When Bernstein rushes into the phone booth early in the movie, in the metal edge of the booth you can see a reflection of the camera man.

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Other mistake: The chronology of dates on the teletype printer at the end of the film are not in the correct order for 1975 as a date in the middle part of the year is listed before a date in January.

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Continuity mistake: The scene in the film that follows Berstein's interview with the book-keeper, where he is getting all his notes on various bits of paper out of his pockets: there is a Life magazine on the desk in front of Woodward's typewriter. At the start of the shot where Berstein says: "Mitchell, she said something about Mitchell." the mag has gone, then it reappears and disappears randomly in the subsequent shots in this scene.

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Visible crew/equipment: When Ben Bradlee (Jason Robards) comes out of his office and yells, "Woodstein!" - calling Woodward and Bernstein to his office - there's a still, wide shot of the entire Washington Post newsroom that stays still as the two men walk from way across the newsroom to the camera, winding their way between rows of desks. As they approach the camera, not only can you see the mike and boom to the lower left of the screen, you can watch it move to follow them as they pass. The entire mike, its cable and part of its boom are on screen for at least five seconds.

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Continuity mistake: In the second Book-keeper scene, the level of liquid in Jane Alexander's jug fluctuates from shot to shot.

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Continuity mistake: When Bernstein is talking with Colson's assistant, her hair is falling in front of her left shoulder, in the following close up shot it's behind.

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Continuity mistake: When they visit Sloan for the first time, Dustin Hoffman sits on the left side of the sofa up straight, then he's shown lying in the middle of the sofa, then sitting right up on the left corner again.

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