Corrected entry: The satellite fires a laser beam at a US missile, a Russian submarine traveling underwater, and a Chinese missile base. How could they locate the submarine to blow it up? (01:30:00 - 01:40:00)
Corrected entry: When Bond is using Bert Saxby's voice while talking to Blofeld on the phone, Blofeld tells "Bert" to get rid of Willard Whyte. Since Bond is posing as Bert, Bert never got this order. So why does Bert show up at Willard Whyte's to kill him?
Corrected entry: Towards the beginning, when Mr. Wint and Mr. Kidd meet the helicopter in the desert, they await a helicopter. After the helicopter lands, while it's rising off the ground, the red stripe across the side of the chopper gradually fades into green. And then, as it pulls away, the stripe abruptly changes back to red.
Corrected entry: There was a scene in the movie showing Plenty returning to Bond's room, seeing him with Tiffany, and angrily going through Tiffany's purse to find her address (presumably to exact some sort of revenge). However, this scene was deleted in the final cut, leaving us with no clue whatsoever of how Plenty shows up at Tiffany's home.
Corrected entry: When Tiffany Case receives the diamonds in the casino she tries to get away from the CIA agents following her so she ducks in to a side-show with a woman who apparently turns in to an ape. The carnival man says the woman was captured in the jungles of Nairobi, South Africa. Nairobi is in Kenya and is not a jungle but a huge city.
Corrected entry: In the opening scene, Bond kills a guard by throwing scalpels into his arms and chest. Scalpels are much too light to penetrate even bare skin when thrown, let alone a shirt.
Corrected entry: When in Cairo, Bond is told to ask Marie where Blofeld is. In the next scene we see Bond talking to Marie at a beautiful coastal setting with granite cliffs. There is nowhere in Egypt where the cliffs have that colour or where there is such vegetation. That is not geologically possible.Jacob La Cour
Corrected entry: Some odd (if not very disturbing) coincidences surrounding the movie, released in 1971. Lana Wood plays Plenty O'Toole and dies by drowning in the movie. The person who was supposed to be drowned in the movie was Tiffany Case, played by Jill St. John. In real life Lana Wood's older sister Natalie Wood died by drowning (November 1981). At the time Natalie was married to actor Robert Wagner. Ten years later (1991) Robert Wagner remarried, to Jill St. John. Interesting side note - Natalie had a dire fear of drowning, Lana was a certified diver.
Corrected entry: Why would Wint and Kidd put Bond into a truck, drive him all the way out to the middle of a desert and into a construction cylinder without knowing exactly how long until the construction crane picks up the cylinder taking the chance that Bond might wake up. Shouldn't they have shot Bond first so he couldn't escape?
Corrected entry: After Bond has taken his place earlier in the film, the real Peter Franks arrives in Amsterdam. He goes to Tiffany's apartment, rings the bell, and says via the intercom "It's Peter Franks". She answers "Third floor" and opens the door. Shouldn't she say something like "You know the way"? After all, Franks has already been in her apartment.
Corrected entry: When James is in Amsterdam, and at some point he helps a man in a house and says something like "Guten Abend" and "Bitte," which is German...
Corrected entry: When Sir Donald is telling Bond all about the diamond smuggling problems, he repeats parts of his speech twice, eg. "the industry prides itself on the loyalty and devotion of its workers".
Corrected entry: At the beginning of the final attack, the helicopters all seem to launch rockets at the rig as they approach, but there's only one explosion. Are they all that bad shots?
Continuity mistake: When Bond escapes from the Willard Whyte facility in the desert in the moon buggy, a car that is chasing him goes over a ridge and turns on its side as the buggy speeds by. A wheel rolls back into the shot, all on its own. It doesn't belong to the car, or the three three wheelers also chasing, but looks like it belongs to the buggy, which has its full compliment of wheels all through the scene.
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