Diamonds Are Forever

Continuity mistake: When Bond is dumped in the pipe he is lying in the middle, also when the pipe is picked up he is in the same place, but when he comes to he is now lying on a join in between two pipes.

Continuity mistake: In the opening scene Bond drops a load of mud type mixture onto the guy in the bath and we see the mixture overflowing on the sides where Bond is lying but when he gets up he is completely clean.

Continuity mistake: In the Freemont St. Chase scene, Bond passes the same casinos multiple times going the same direction without ever turning.

Audio problem: When the man at the very start is being interrogated about the location of Blofeld, he says "Ciaro", but his lips don't move.

MikeH

Revealing mistake: During the fight between Bond and Peter Franks in the elevator, if you watch carefully when Bond hits Franks' wrist with the door while he is holding the glass shard, Franks drop the glass shard before his wrist gets hit a second time.

Continuity mistake: When Bond is being strangled by Mr Wint, he smashes a bottle of Courvoisier and throws the contents at Mr Kidd who is holding the flaming skewers. When Mr Kidd's arms are set alight, Tiffany getting up from the table, and in the next shot, she is getting up again to stand by the wall.

Continuity mistake: During the final fight scene with Bond and Mr. Wint, Bond ties a bomb on Mr. Wint's coat-tails. When Bond hoists Mr. Wint overboard in the next shot, the bomb has disappeared.

Revealing mistake: When Bond hoists Mr. Wint overboard with the bomb tied to his coat-tails, Mr. Wint is not Bruce Glover but a stunt double.

Revealing mistake: When Bert Saxby is shot there is no hole in his shirt, only painted on fake blood.

Revealing mistake: When the row of missiles blow up near the end, not only are the effects bad but the amount of smoke shown is cartoonish and the missiles are still intact afterwards.

Plot hole: When Bond arrives at the oil rig he is in a silver sphere with no windows, but he somehow knows which direction to go in. Not only that, the parachutes completely disappear.

Other mistake: In the opening scene when Bond is looking for Blofield his voice sounds dubbed and the hands we see, etc. are not Sean Connery's.

Other mistake: When the car chase starts in Vegas in a close up of the two policeman chasing them the driver is wearing sunglasses and the background is badly dubbed. Silly thing to wear when it's nighttime.

Other mistake: When Bond first meets Bambi and Thumper, Thumper is lying on a rock directly in front of Bond but for some reason he doesn't see her until she introduces herself.

Revealing mistake: When Mr Wint puts the scorpion down the back of the doctor's shirt while he is looking at Mr Kidd's wisdom teeth, the scorpion is made of plastic and not a real one.

Revealing mistake: When Mrs Whistler's body is being removed from the canal in Amsterdam, it's clear in the long shot that it is just a dummy.

Continuity mistake: After Bond pulls the chain near the mudbath, the mud falls down as a thin stream. In the next shot, it's much thicker. (00:02:40)

Revealing mistake: When Bond knocks Blofeld unconscious with a lamp in the fight at the start of the film, look carefully and you can see that Blofeld is already knocked out before the lamp comes into contact with his head.

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Bond comes aboard the oil rig, Blofeld says "How disappointing." whilst Tiffany can be seen on a sun lounger in the background. Towards the end of this shot, she raises her right arm to her sunglasses. In the very next shot of her (closer up), she raises her arm again.

Continuity mistake: When we first see Mrs Whistler's body being pulled out of the water, her front is towards the boat. In the next clip, her back is towards the boat.

Jacob La Cour

Plenty: Hi, I'm Plenty.
James Bond: But of course you are.
Plenty: Plenty O'Toole.
James Bond: Named after your father, perhaps?

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Trivia: The actor who played the real Willard White (not a Blofeld copy), is Jimmy Dean of Breakfast Sausage fame.

Mark English
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Question: Why does the archvillain Ernst Blofeld want to eliminate the diamond smugglers (including Tiffany Chase) via his two assassins?

Onesimos

Chosen answer: Blofeld and Spectre has enough diamonds for the laser he is building to hold the Earth hostage. In typical Spectre fashion, since he is finished with the operation, he wants to leave no loose ends that could tie Spectre into the mix.

Zwn Annwn
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