The Apartment

Audio problem: When the movie ends and Fran is waiting for Jeff listen to the laughs in the background: "oooooah (laughs) ooh (laughs)." This exact same track repeats itself three times in a row, revealing it's a short clip played in a loop.

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Factual error: Jack Lemmon cooks spaghetti for Xmas dinner. On New Years Eve he picks up the tennis racket, through which he had poured the spaghetti, and one piece hangs limp from the racket. It would of course, have long dried and be hard as before cooking.

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J.D. Sheldrake: Ya know, you see a girl a couple of times a week, just for laughs, and right away they think you're gonna divorce your wife. Now I ask you, is that fair?
C.C. Baxter: No, sir, it's very unfair... Especially to your wife.

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Trivia: The last black and white movie to win the Best Picture Oscar, until The Artist in 2011.

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