All the President's Men

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.

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

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.

Other mistake: The chronology of dates on the teletype printer at the end of the film are not in the correct order. We see "March 13, 1975" followed by "January 3, 1975", which is then followed by two August 1974 dates.

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Bob Woodward: Well, who is Charles Colson?
Harry Rosenfeld: The most powerful man in the United States is President Nixon. You've heard of him? Charles Colson is special counsel to the President. There's a cartoon on his wall. The caption reads, "When you've got 'em by the balls, their hearts and minds will follow."

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Trivia: Frank Wills, the security guard who discovered the Watergate break-in, plays himself.

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