The Birds

Other mistake: When Mitch is in the car, after listening to the radio he switches it off and the subtitles read 'Clicks of radio', yet it should be 'Clicks off radio.' (01:49:50)

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Other mistake: In the close-up of Melanie holding Cathy Lydia starts to laugh as she tries to fend off all those birds. (00:55:30)

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Other mistake: As Melanie and Mitch come back down from the hill the camera pans to Annie, you can see the stage lighting flickering on her sweater. (00:51:40)

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Other mistake: In the long shot of Melanie just before she pulls into Bodega Bay there's a shadow of her car where it shouldn't be, moving from left to right about 100 feet in front of her just below the matte drawing of the background. (00:11:55)

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Other mistake: It seems well established that the film takes place over a weekend. However, Melanie drives up on Friday, stays at Annie's apartment that night, goes to Cathy's party the next day, Saturday and stays at Mitch's that night. Nowhere in the movie is it implied that she stays another night and in fact she doesn't. Everything else in the movie after the attack at Mr. Faucet's farm takes place on Sunday and there would be no school in session when the children are attacked.

Other mistake: In the pet shop doorway Melanie is mouthing something other than Mitch's license number (WJH 003) before she writes it down. (00:08:00)

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Visible crew/equipment: As Melanie drives up to have dinner at Mitch's the reflection of the cameraman on the inside of the window can be seen moving in the upper left hand portion of the screen. (00:32:10)

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Trivia: When we see the school children running away from the birds, they were actually running on a treadmill with Bodega Bay footage added in the background.

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