Bedknobs And Broomsticks

Continuity mistake: One of Mr. Browne's apples falls on the gravy when he is juggling, splashing his face and shirt. Later his shirt is spotless.

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Continuity mistake: After trying to fly on her broom, Ms Price face plants on the floor, but a frame later, from a different angle, she is laying sideways.

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Continuity mistake: At the library, Mr. Brown swaps from leaning on the center of a shelf, by the right of a column, to leaning on the center of the column.

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Continuity mistake: When Lansbury and Dr. Brown finish dancing, there's a wide shot of Lansbury giving a very small step forward to finish the dance. A second later, in a closer shot of her face, she moves as if she was repeating that very same movement.

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Continuity mistake: At the lagoon, after Price and Brown win the cup and the hook falls, Paul is suddenly replaced with a completely different kid, older and much taller.

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Continuity mistake: The green skirt that comes alive smacks Ms. Price's nape and sends her glasses to the tip of her nose. In the following angle they are perfectly placed.

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Continuity mistake: When the lion king blows the soccer ball into the goal, the ball disappears in the following wide angle.

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Continuity mistake: When the soccer match ends, the lion king rests on the goal and you can see the damages done. In the immediate wide angle, the goalie has totally different damages.

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Continuity mistake: Before Ms. Price makes the army move, she grabs her broom and the position and shape of the handkerchief on her blouse differs between the first and the angle following.

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Continuity mistake: The position of Paul's fingers, specially his thumb, when holding the bedknob in the last shot, differs totally from one frame to another.

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Continuity mistake: Before Ms. Price arrives in town, during the scene where the old soldiers arrive singing, the light keeps changing from semi dark to really sunny in less than 20 seconds.

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Continuity mistake: When Paul says that the magic word are written on his book (Trecorum, etc.), Ms. Price extends her arm and points her finger at an illustration. in the close-up her hand is away from the book and repeats the previous movement.

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Continuity mistake: The white gown attacks the priest and covers him completely. In the following angle it's just covering a small part of him.

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Continuity mistake: Before the bed lands in the house, after visiting Portobello, the cat's tail is straight, a shot later it's curled around his body.

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Continuity mistake: When Ms. Price and the kids are imprisoned, Paul is trying to sneak in between the iron bars, with his head semi-squashed. A frame later, in a new angle, his body and head have been noticeably moved away to let the poor kid's blood flow.

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Continuity mistake: A hat falls on Paul and its two blue laces get positioned disorderly. In the following angle they are perfectly aligned.

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Continuity mistake: When everyone's trying to recall the words on the medal, there's a shot of Paul reading his book. Depending on the angle, he holds it close to his face or at waist level.

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Continuity mistake: When Captain Grian greets the old officer, the position of his arm changes between the front and back shot, you can tell by the absence of wrinkles on his sleeve.

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Continuity mistake: The troop of old soldiers following the general before Ms. Price arrives, disappears in a time span of 3 seconds without making any noise.

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Continuity mistake: When the soccer match ends, Prof. Brown comes crawling, the amount of weeds and their position on his head differ between the first and second angle in less than half a second.

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Trivia

The English translations for the majority of the German dialogue towards the end of the film, as taken from recent BBC TV airings:
(Outside the house just before Mr Brown enters back in)
Guard: Yes, Yes everything is fine.

(as Mr Brown tries to stop Cosmic Creepers yowling)
Guard: What's that?

(after the guards enter Miss Price's house after hearing the yowling)
Guard: It's just a naughty cat, poor thing.

(after capture of Miss Price, the guard sees Mr Brown as a rabbit)
Guard 1: Jagged hare, this will be good.
Guard 2: Idiot, Do you want to wake up the whole village!

(on the battlefield, prior to Miss Price casting her spell)
Guard 1: Colonel, The bridge is ready to blow.
Guard 2: The railway, road and quay are ready.
Colonel: Good. We detonate in ten minutes. Get everything primed for then.

(start of the march)
Colonel: It's got to be some kind of trick.
Guard: Pretty good trick!

(first sighting of Miss Price by the Germans)
Guard: It's a witch sir!
Colonel: Don't be a fool, there's no such thing as a witch!

(after seeing the size of the army of advancing inanimate objects)
Guard: Shall we retreat sir?
Colonel: Retreat? We are German Soldiers! We do not retreat!

(as the Germans are running away)
Colonel: Hold the line or I will shoot you! You are German soldiers!

(back at the house after having been forced to retreat)
Colonel: There is the witch.
Guard: You said there was no such thing as a witch.

(prior to blowing Miss Price's house up)
Colonel: What are you waiting for, leave nothing behind. Quick, detonate it.

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