Corrected entry: When Billy is shot through the hand by Lempke's daughter, you can see the wound is red. When he goes to sleep a close-up of his hand is shown, and the projectile apparently has gone right through it, leaving a nasty hole. How could the wound be red (without a hole) first?

Correction: If you look very close when she shoots his hand (go in slow mo, or frame by frame) you can see that a hole does appear, it is just that the angle we see his hand doesn't show it very well, and all the blood that came out the wound covers it up quite a bit too.

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Corrected entry: Lempke saves Billy by putting his curse into a pie. Lempke warns Billy that somebody has to eat the pie. But when Billy returns home, he obviously has healed a bit. So why is it necessary that somebody eats the pie, since Billy already seems to be cured from the curse?

Correction: Lempke says to Billy that he will regain weight immediately. But if he doesn't give the pie to someone else soon, the curse will come back. I assume that this is done to prevent Billy droping dead on the spot due to heart failure (And, of course, to give the end of the film an extra twist).

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Trivia: An alternate ending that more closely follows the book ending was shot, but it was not well-received by the test audience. In the alternate ending, Billy is angry with his wife but because he blames her for the accident and for not believing him when he tells her about the gypsy curse, not because she's having an affair with Dr Mike. Billy's daughter does inadvertently eat the cursed pie and Billy, knowing she was going to die, also ate the pie, thereby committing suicide. The production company removed the alternate ending and went with the ending where Billy gets his wife and the doctor to eat the pie.

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