The Time Machine

Question: What was in the envelope he put on the mantel just before he left. It was already gone when his friend and maid ran to see him leave?

Answer: Earlier in the movie, Mrs. Watchit hands an envelope to Philby with a note inside to inform everyone that if George doesn't show up at 8:00, then they can start dinner without him. This is what he most likely left on the mantle before he started his journey through time.

Chosen answer: It is specifically not stated which three books he took with him, leaving it open to audience speculation.

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Answer: In 1917, James Filby has driven and parked facing in the wrong direction.

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Question: Who are the two men who did the voices for the talking rings?

Revealing mistake: During the big underground fight scene, the solid rock wall moves as George pounds a Morlock's head against it.

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George: David, I've got to tell it now. While I still remember it.
Filby: Relax, try to relax. You've all the time in the world.
George: You're right David, that's exactly what I have. All the time in the world.

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Trivia: In the video documenting the making of The Time Machine, Rod Taylor states that if you count the number of rivets on the spinning disk on the back of the machine, there are 365 of them (one for each day of the year). That said, there are actually only 348 pegs.

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