Gods and Monsters

Revealing mistake: After Whale compliments Clayton for the marvellous shape of his head, Clayton pulls faces at himself in the side mirror of his pick-up before he drives off. Considering that the camera is positioned at hip level and we see his face in the mirror he couldn't actually see himself. (00:24:40)

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Revealing mistake: In the last scene of the movie Clayton steps of the house and it starts raining. The first rain comes down diagonally in a big gush like from a watering can. (01:36:50)

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Factual error: The supposedly Great War vintage gas mask James Whale finds and later gets Clayton to wear is in fact a British style introduced in the 1930's, and the specific variation shown was not made except during WW2. In addition, during the flashbacks to WW1, various pieces of WW2 equipment crop up (e.g. helmets with spring-loaded canvas covered chin straps instead of leather chin straps, and WW2 British pattern gas mask bags).

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James Whale: And we're quite informal around here - no need to worry about a bathing suit.

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Trivia: Ian McKellen became the first openly-homosexual actor to be nominated for an Academy Award for "Best Actor" for his performance in this film.

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