The Long Good Friday

Visible crew/equipment: When Harris and the two Irish men have been killed at the end and the car crashes on top of the other the ramp used to make it fly is visible.

Visible crew/equipment: When Harold has killed Jeff and is being put in his Jag when the passenger door is opened a boom mic and its operator are visible.

Continuity mistake: In the very last scene, Hoskins opens the back left hand passenger door. He gets in, and is seated right on the edge of the seat (as far left as he can go) when the car takes off, and Brosnan pops up and aims a gun at Hoskins. Hoskins does not move. However, from the camera angle, Brosnan is pointing a gun at the middle of the row of seats, whereas Hoskins is sitting on the far left.


Harold: Alan found him dying. He'd been nailed to the floor.
Jeff: When was this, then?
Harold: Well, it must've been just after you saw him and just before Alan saw him. Otherwise, you'd have noticed, wouldn't you? I mean, a geezer nailed to the floor. A man of your education would definitely have spotted that, wouldn't he?

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Trivia: A sequel to The Long Good Friday was written by screenwriter Barry Keeffe. Entitled The Black Easter Monday, the action starts immediately after that of The Long Good Friday when the car carrying Shand is stopped by police. Both Shand and the IRA gunman (played by Pierce Brosnan in one of his first film roles) bluff their way out of it and walk away, allowing Shand to escape. The screenplay was universally acclaimed but by the time it got through development hell Brosnan, Bob Hoskins and Helen Mirren had all become big stars. They could not commit to the project and their salary demands could not be accommodated anyway. The film was never made.

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