Dr. No

Continuity mistake: When Bond goes to see a fisherman, to ask him about a man's death, the fisherman walks away, saying he knows nothing, and walks into a bar on the beach. He is talking to the barman and the bar has nothing on it, until a second later, when, suddenly, there is an open bottle of beer, a glass half-filled with beer and an ashtray. (00:28:00)

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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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Continuity mistake: When professor Dent throws the gun down it lands on the edge of the bed cover - almost on the floor, but in the next clip it is in the middle of the bed cover. (00:55:40)

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Continuity mistake: At the end of the movie Bond and Honey are in a small boat when Felix Leiter comes in a bigger boat and gives them a tow. When Bond sits next to Honey he sits on her right hand side. In the next shot he is on her left and in the next shot he is on her right, and back again, etc. (01:44:10)

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Continuity mistake: When Bond turns on the lights after Professor Dent has arrived, his cards on the table have been messed up - compared to when he put the cards down five seconds earlier. (00:55:10)

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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: 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)

Continuity mistake: At the airport, Leiter gets into a 1961 Chevrolet Impala pillared sedan which changes to a a 4-door pillarless sedan during the ensuing car chase. (00:18:00)

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Continuity mistake: When Bond gets into the car at the airport he is sitting behind the driver (left side of rear seat). In the next shot, he is sitting behind the front passenger seat (right side). In a later shot he is again sitting behind the driver (left side again). (00:18:25)

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Continuity mistake: When Bond and Honey get out of the water after Bond killed the soldier and after they clean themselves in clear water, Honey's shirt is dry, when it was completely wet before. (01:09:15)

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Continuity mistake: During the 'You've had your six' scene, the cigarette in Bond's mouth disappears after he kills Professor Dent. (00:56:30)

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Continuity mistake: One of Bond's traps in his room is his briefcase; he puts talcum powder on it. When he is done he sets the case down on the right side of the table. To the left is a mirror and by the mirror is an assortment of perfume bottles and a shaving bag. When he returns, the contents on the table are reversed exactly, and the perfume bottles are replaced by a magazine. (00:24:25 - 00:40:20)

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Continuity mistake: During the car scene, the black car rams into Bond. Then the camera cuts and the black car is about 5 feet behind Bond without any time to have slowed down. (00:48:45)

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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: 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: When Dr. No is explaining how he left with $10 million, Bond has his hand raised to his mouth. Camera changes to Dr. No's perspective and Bond's hand is lowered. (01:26:20)

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Continuity mistake: When we first see Bond and Quarell talking in the bar, Quarell asks if Bond likes good eating, to which Bond replies he does. Camera cuts and his entire facial expression has changed from smiling and laughing to a deadpan serious one. (00:28:30)

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Continuity mistake: At Strangways', Bond touches a book that is atop a second one on a white bookcase. When we get a closeup of the book (Geological Configuration) the second book has disappeared. (00:23:30)

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Continuity mistake: When shooting at the armored car, Bond tell Honey to get down and her head is below Bond's shoulder. Camera cuts and now it's above his shoulder. (01:13:40)

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Continuity mistake: Once meeting Honey, the wet patches on James' clothes are constantly changing between instant cuts. (01:05:05)

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Revealing mistake: When James Bond has a spider on his arm, one can see he's under a glass plate, and the spider on top of the plate. (00:41:55)

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Question: Bond is very picky about having a martinti, shaken not stirred. If he drank a martini that was stirred, not shaken, would he be able to tell the difference?

Answer: Actually, yes, he would. The key to a vodka martini, Bond's preferred tipple, is that it should be served ice-cold. By shaking the drink, the ice cubes have a better chance to swish around the whole drink than they would if it was only stirred. It apparently also has the effect of dispersing the ingredients better, giving a different taste to the drink. In the spirit of scientific experimentation, some friends and I tried the drink both ways in a blind taste test a while back - it makes a surprising difference.

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Answer: Shaking also causes more melting of the ice resulting in a milder, if watered down, taste suited to Bond's sophisticated palate.

Answer: We tried that as well on several times and on many various evenings. There is a serious difference.

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