Continuity mistake: When Stromboli leaves his wagon the bolts on the door are totally different than they are when Jiminy Cricket enters the wagon. In addition, the items on either side of the door change too.

Continuity mistake: When Pinocchio falls down while performing onstage, his nose gets stuck in a hole on one of the boards. This hole disappears later in the show.

Continuity mistake: The stripes on the gloves of many of the main characters sometimes are black and sometimes white with black outlines.

Continuity mistake: When Jiminy falls off the pool table and lands on the ground, his umbrella is not in his hand. Then a second later, he has it again.

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Continuity mistake: When everyone mourns for semi-dead Pinocchio, his head lies sideways and his donkey tail is hidden. A shot later he is facing upwards and his tail hangs loose.

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Continuity mistake: When Stromboli's wagon goes by Geppetto in the street, the lantern attached at the end of it that was there when Jiminy hopped onto the wagon and when he and Pinocchio get off it later has vanished.

Continuity mistake: When the Coachman orders his men to close the doors to Pleasure Island, the small metal bar at the bottom of the door that is there when Jiminy Cricket comes later is gone.

Continuity mistake: When the Coachman drops his big bag of gold onto the table, it lands a good distance from the smaller bag and many of the coins spill out onto the table. In the last shot of this scene, as the camera zooms out of the bar, the bags are closer together than before, and the coins are gone.

Continuity mistake: In the opening shot of Lampwick playing pool, there is no black 8-ball on the table, however when it cuts to a closer view after Lampwick pockets a ball, the 8-ball has appeared, in a previously 8-ball-free area.

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Continuity mistake: In the beginning, Gepetto has to go upstairs from his workshop to get to his bed. But when Pinocchio looks inside later on, the bed and the workshop are on the same floor.

Continuity mistake: As Gepetto finishes painting Pinocchio, he gives him a simple one lined smile, however it cuts and Pinocchio suddenly gains two small lines at both ends of this one smile line and a little chin line.

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Continuity mistake: When Pinocchio burns his finger, Geppetto runs over and grabs Pinocchio and starts running around looking for water. Watch Geppetto's hat throughout this scene. It disappears then appears over and over.

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Continuity mistake: When Pinocchio first performs, singing "I've got no strings.." as he falls down the stairs, the red feather in his hat jumps from the left side, to the right side, and then back to the left.

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Continuity mistake: Jiminy's umbrella changes from red to purple and back quite often during the movie.

Continuity mistake: When Figaro is in his little bed, between shots when it cuts from him, to Pinocchio, then back to him, the patches on his patchwork quilt change in colour and size.

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Continuity mistake: When Jiminy Cricket finds Pinocchio playing pool, the 8 on the ball is facing away from Pinocchio. Then when Jiminy hops on it and starts complaining, the 8 is facing towards Pinocchio.

Continuity mistake: Inside the whale, Figaro winds the fishing line with his tail and stares at Gepetto. A shot later the cat has swapped his position 180°. (01:14:42)

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Continuity mistake: When the Coachman takes the kids away the number of kids differs notably between the wide and close-up shot, most notably Pinocchio and Lampwick, who are missing but magically appear in the close-ups (not because of the perspective of the angles, for one can notice an empty space between the Coachman's legs where the kids should be seated).

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Continuity mistake: When Jiminy grabs the box of matches they're all stuck inside. A shot later one is standing out and a second one is slightly behind. Then another shot afterwards both matches are parallel to each other. (00:17:26)

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Continuity mistake: The patches on Jimminy Cricket's hat change size, color, location, etc. throughout the entire movie.

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Pinocchio: I'd rather be smart than be an actor.

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Trivia: The film was a major commercial failure because it was released during the Second World War and very few people were going to the cinema.

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