The Spanish Prisoner

Corrected entry: When Joe first phones Pat McCune at the FBI he gives his date of birth as 10 Dec 1960. Later, at the police station, the report showing he has a Swiss bank account gives his DOB as 7 March 1962. (01:11:35)

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Correction: Because the account was not set up by Campbell Scott but by Steve Martin to incriminate Scott, Martin probably gave the bank a wrong DOB to make Scott look more guilty.

Corrected entry: When Joe signs the club membership form it says "Club Membership Decree." Later when the police show him the form it says "Consulado De Venezuela" (00:43:10 - 01:14:45)

Correction: This is deliberate, as the "club membership" was just a ruse to get Joe to sign what he thought was an actual document, instead of the incriminating evidence as it really was.

Continuity mistake: In George's apartment, Joe takes a cigarette out of his mouth and sets it down, then places both empty hands on George's chest, then takes off his glasses, still with no cigarette in his mouth or hand. An instant later, the cigarette is back in his mouth and he again takes it out and sets it down. (01:16:15)

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