Dumbo

Continuity mistake: When the elephants in the circus are making a pyramid on top of a ball, as it changes from shot to shot the colour of the blankets on their backs changes, and one of the elephants changes from grey to blue.

Continuity mistake: At the end of "When I See an Elephant Fly," the crows laugh and tumble to the ground. In the two shots of them laughing on the ground, you can see a crow dressed in red and pink with a cigar in his mouth on the left side of the screen. This crow plus the four other crows in the shot PLUS the leader of the crows equals six crows. Throughout the rest of the sequence, there are only five crows, and the extra crow is never seen again.

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Continuity mistake: The same shot of the two elephants holding each other's trunks when the pyramid of elephants starts to collapse is shown twice.

Continuity mistake: The letter "D" on Dumbo's flag changes color from blue to black throughout the pyramid scene.

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Continuity mistake: The number of elephants change constantly throughout the movie. Especially when the ringmaster introduces the elephant pyramid act, and there are 8 elephants in the ring, yet the finished pyramid only has 7.

Continuity mistake: Dumbo's neck collar changes from being all red to red with a yellow stripe on it. For example, when Dumbo is getting ready for take off with the bird, it is just red. After Timothy jumps onto Dumbo's trunk from his hat, it has the yellow stripe again.

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Continuity mistake: When Dumbo is free falling painted as a clown the two clowns on the left have black hair. The one on the lower right is bald. When the shot changes all three are red haired.

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Continuity mistake: When the movie begins hippopotamuses walk up a ramp. In the first shot the ramp is solid brown, a shot later horizontal planks appear.

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Continuity mistake: When the ringmaster tells the audience that he's going to build an elephant pyramid he's surrounded with elephants. From the shot behind him the elephants are gone.

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Continuity mistake: During the pyramid of pachyderms scene one elephant grabs an elephant by the tail with her trunk. The elephant that is being lifted has a blue blanket and blue hat as she is being lifted and swung. In the very next shot they change to purple.

Continuity mistake: When the stork gives Dumbo to Dumbo's mother, he tells her to sign a paper. Dumbo's mum writes an "X" mark in the sign space. On the paper is a "Received one elephant" picture, a sign that says "Signed" at the bottom and loads of dots next to it. In the next shot, the paper is totally blank, excluding the "X" mark.

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Continuity mistake: The size of Dumbo's ears decreases while he is helping his mother to set the big top.

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Continuity mistake: When the elephants in the circus are making a pyramid on top of a ball, as it changes from shot to shot the colour of the blankets on their backs changes, and one of the elephants changes from grey to blue.

More mistakes in Dumbo

Ringmaster: Ladies and gentlemen! We will now present for your entertainment the most stupendous, magnificent, super-colossal spectacle! On this tiny, little, insignificant ball, we will construct for you a pyramid! Not of wood, not of stone.
Prissy: To hear him talk, you'd think he was going to do it.
Elephant Matriarch: The stuffed shirt.
Ringmaster: ...pyramid, of ponderous, pulsating, pulchritudinous pachyderms! I give you the elephants.

More quotes from Dumbo

Trivia: When Timothy Mouse falls into a bucket of champagne, he emerges drunk and hiccups pink bubbles, which form a "Hidden Mickey."

More trivia for Dumbo

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