Dr. No

Dr. No (1962)

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Other mistake: In the opening credits, Eric Rogers' surname is spelled as "Rodgers." (00:02:20)

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Visible crew/equipment: In the first scene, after the "3 blind men" have killed the man, there is a clear reflection of a spotlight on the black car, and at least two men visible - a cameraman and what I believe could be director Terence Young. (00:04:05)

Dr Wilson

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Visible crew/equipment: Just as the blind men assassinate Strangways, One looks towards the camera reflecting a very nice stage light in his sunglasses. (00:04:05)

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Continuity mistake: In the scene at Strangways', an older woman is talking on the radio. Then a shot shows a younger woman's unblemished hand operating the radio controls. (00:04:40)

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Other mistake: At the beginning of the film when the lady who is calling London on the radio is shot through the glass there is a jump cut. This shows that two scenes were spliced together. Perhaps the prop gun didn't work the first time. The framing of the shot noticeably jumps when the gun shot happens. (00:04:50)

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Continuity mistake: When Mary, Strangway's P.A. is shot, her blood is on a differently patterned carpet than when Bond later on analyses the house. (00:05:00 - 00:22:30)

Audio problem: When the radio controller in London says "Hello, W6N. Report my signals", his lips don't move. (00:05:10)

Continuity mistake: When we first see the skyline of London we can see that Big Ben is showing 3 o'clock we also hear Ben's chimes. When we see the casino for the first time the clock is showing 2:50. (00:06:40)

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Continuity mistake: At the baccarat table at the ambassador's club, Sylvia Trench has a red dress on. A piece of the dress off of her shoulder. In the first shot, this piece goes to the left about three inches from the broach she is wearing. In the next shot, the piece hangs down, covering half her broach. (00:07:00)

Matty W

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Continuity mistake: When we see a close up of Sylvia's £100 tokens, they are mis-aligned and not neat. When the shot changes to the dealer picking them up they are stacked neatly. (00:07:30)

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Continuity mistake: In the famous casino scene in the beginning of the film Bond smokes a cigarette, but in the cuts between him and Sylvia Trench he sometimes holds it in his hand and sometimes in his mouth. (00:07:55)

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Continuity mistake: When Bond enters the office of Universal Imports he throws his hat on the hat rack. After his meeting with M, he retrieves his hat from the hat rack, but it has moved to a different hook. (00:09:25 - 00:14:05)

Audio problem: When Bond goes in to see M, you can see Bond speaking just after he sits down. His lips move quite a lot, but there is no sound. (00:10:45)

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Continuity mistake: In the office with Q there is smoke coming from his pipe, when the shot next goes to Bond, there is no smoke at all. (00:12:15)

Factual error: When Major Boothroyd gives Bond his new gun, he says that it is a Walther PPK but it actually is a Walther PP. It becomes a PPK in From Russia With Love (1963), the Bond film after this one. (00:13:10)

Continuity mistake: When Bond is in Q's office, Q takes his gun and puts it in his tray, then when Bond starts to walk out you can see the gun still there at the bottom of the screen, then Bond walks back with the gun under the box and it is not in the tray. (00:13:30)


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Continuity mistake: Bond enters his room and spots Sylvia Trench playing golf. As they talk, she raises the golf club. When the angle changes, she holds it down and raises it again. (00:15:10)

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Continuity mistake: Bond gets off the plane in Jamaica and is photographed by a woman in green. She is standing away from any pillars. When the shot changes to a close up of her, she's suddenly next to a pillar. (00:16:40)

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James Bond: Tell me Miss Trench, do you play any other games?

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Trivia: Because Dr No's lair is underwater, you can see fish swimming through the windows. However, an error was made when using footage of fish so they look larger than they would. In order to get around this, they added in dialogue where Dr No explains how the window works like a magnifying glass.

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Question: This encompasses all the Bond films: which Bond movie is it that, in Q's lab, Q replies to some sarcastic comment of 007's: "It [the gadget] has not been perfected after years of careful research for quite that purpose, 007"?

Answer: In Goldfinger, Q says "It has not been perfected, out of years of patient research, ENTIRELY for that purpose, 007. And incidentally, we'd appreciate its return, along with all your other equipment, INTACT for once, when you return from the field."


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