Continuity mistake: When George Loomis comes back to the cabins, after the lover tried to kill him at the falls, he wears the lovers shoes. But after he walks on the grass, just before the end of the shot, the top of the shoes is not white anymore as if he was wearing his own shoes. (00:45:00)Wargames
Continuity mistake: When the Canadian motorcycle police drive up and speak to the boat keeper about George Loomis they're all in direct sunlight with no trees anywhere near them. When they leave several shots later it must be an entirely different time of day because shade from the trees across the street covers the entire set. (01:12:25)????
Continuity mistake: Two Canadian motorcycle police drive up and speak to the boat keeper about George Loomis, and a prominent tire mark is on the side of the road in front of the black car. The next time we see this spot as Ray and Mr. Kettering run to the boat it's not there. (01:12:20 - 01:17:10)????
Continuity mistake: Before George Loomis strangles Marilyn in the bell tower she knocks everything out of her pocketbook looking for a dime to make a call on the second floor pay phone. We see the items on the floor as George walks past on his way to kill her, but later when he returns and picks up her lipstick everything has been moved. (01:07:25)????
Continuity mistake: George Loomis throws a lit cigarette at the ash tray on the table to the right of the door as Polly Cutler knocks. We see the cigarette smoldering on the table but two shots later after she enters we see the same spot again and it's gone without anyone going near it. (00:20:50)????
Continuity mistake: Several dark marks appear then disappear and then reappear at different times on the Loomis's front door to cabin B. The marks are there during the party when George Loomis storms out and breaks the record, but then they're not there as Marilyn walks back into the room after speaking to the Cutler's. (00:36:05)????
Continuity mistake: Ray Cutler decides they should leave the Rainbow Cabins and picks up one of two stacks of books on a table to the right of the front door as he talks to Polly. No one goes near this spot but earlier in the scene there was only one stack of books along with a pocketbook (which is now on the floor) on the table. (00:49:45)????
Continuity mistake: In the first scene of the movie Marilyn is in bed smoking a cigarette and the shadow of the light coming through the Venetian blinds goes across the sheets from left to right. She hears George coming into the room, puts out the cigarette and in the next shot the shadow from the blinds has been rotated 90 degrees and is now extending from the foot of the bed to the head board. (00:03:20)????
Visible crew/equipment: After his supposed death we see George Loomis back at the Rainbow Cabins and he's standing by the garbage cans in the back of cabin B. We see him through a window and if you look closely a crew member's thumb can be seen on the window at the beginning of the shot. (00:46:35)????
Factual error: Marilyn and the Cutler's follow Inspector Starkey down to the bottom of The Scenic Tunnel Trip to identify George's shoes and when they come up Marilyn hears the song "Kiss" chiming from the bell tower. This is an obvious mistake as the shot of the bell tower that we see here is taken from the American side of the falls and The Scenic Tunnel Trip is on the Canadian side of the falls. (00:39:55)????
Continuity mistake: George Loomis goes over to the front door and shuts the light so that Polly Cutler can see the falls in the dark. The blinds on the left of the door are half open but when we see them again later in the scene, they're fully open even though no one has gone near them. (00:24:05)????
Other mistake: The Cutler's now occupy cabin B at the Rainbow Cabins and just before we see George Loomis by the garbage cans in the back of the cabin Polly decides to take a nap. When she gets up from the bed to close the Venetian blinds we see the pillow case and it's white, but two shots later after the blinds are closed she lays down again and the pillow case has a huge dark make up stain on it from several previous takes. (00:46:20)????
Continuity mistake: The manager knocks on the door to cabin B and the stone post in the background on the left of the screen is in direct sunlight. Two minutes of uninterrupted movie time goes by but as the Cutlers get ready to leave the stone post, and the falls behind them are no longer in direct sunlight. (00:08:00)????
Factual error: The Rainbow Cabins are on the Canadian side of the falls and when Ray Cutler looks over at the shredded wheat plant he should be looking at the American side. But the error here is that they show the Sir Adam Beck Generating Station which is also on the Canadian side of the falls. (00:06:50)????
Other mistake: The first time we see George Loomis back at the Rainbow Cabins after his supposed death he's by the garbage cans in the back of cabin B with a brick wall on the left. The next time we see him two shots later the film has been reversed with the brick wall now being on the right. (00:46:45)????
Continuity mistake: Marilyn walks up to the ticket booth and gets a refund for one of the tickets to Chicago that she bought earlier in the movie. Looking at her luggage we see no marks on it at all. She picks it up the same way she puts it down, but in the next shot a large black mark appears on the front of it. (01:01:15)????
Continuity mistake: As Polly Cutler lays out on a beach chair sunning herself Ray steps back and decides to take a picture of her sitting there. Niagara Falls, which are always seen behind them are not in this shot, which has obviously been filmed on a sound stage. The bushes against the stone pillar are also different. (00:34:55)????
Continuity mistake: As Marilyn walks into room 7-A of the City Morgue to identify her husband George she's carrying her pocketbook in her right hand. After she sees the body she faints and falls to the floor but we never hear the pocketbook hit the floor because it has been neatly placed next to her before she fell. (00:42:05)????
Continuity mistake: Polly Cutler enters cabin B in order to put some Mercurochrome on George Loomis' cut hand. At first the yellow notice on the left door post is entirely in the light, then in the next shot as she walks through the door the lighting has changed and it's in the shade. (00:20:45)????
Revealing mistake: During the outdoor party at the Rainbow Cabins Marilyn asks the DJ to play "Kiss" in order to drive her husband George nuts, and after a couple of minutes he comes out and smashes the record. As he walks back to cabin B it's obvious this is a set as there's nothing inside the room except a blank wall. (00:20:15)????
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