Guess Who's Coming to Dinner

Revealing mistake: When Spencer Tracey backs his car into the hotrod at the ice cream stand, you can see the hotrod already has a sizable dent before the car makes contact, probably a result of a previous take.

Revealing mistake: There is no glass in Spencer Tracy's eyeglasses.

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Revealing mistake: When they leave the studio to get into the taxi, there are multiple onlookers in the shot watching the scene from across the street. (00:06:00)

Continuity mistake: When Spencer Tracy backs into the blue hotrod, the cars end up kind of sideways. In the next shot it shows the cars at a 90 degree angle touching. Then in the next shot it shows them sideways again as he pulls away.

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Joanna Drayton: He thinks you're gonna faint because he's a Negro.
Christina Drayton: Well... I don't think I'm going to faint, but I'll sit down anyway.

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Trivia: The daughter was played by Katharine Hepburn's real life niece, Katharine Houghton.

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