The Day the Earth Stood Still

Other mistake: As the UFO approaches and flies over the park, the camera pans to the right with the UFO in the upper left corner of the shot, tracking it. As it does, the UFO passes over the heads of two women, who are gazing at a spot behind where the UFO is when they should be turning their heads to the right, watching the descent.

Movie Nut

Other mistake: Lock Martin is not wearing his Gort glove on his right hand in the first frame of him carrying Patrica Neal.

Spencer Sheldon

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