Dr. No

Continuity mistake: When speaking to Dent, Bond pulls out a cigarette case. Once the camera changes however, the case is gone and the cigarette is now in his mouth. (00:55:40)

Ssiscool

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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)

Ssiscool

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Continuity mistake: When Dent walks into the room to be questioned by Dr. No we don't see the table with the spider cage in the first side shot but Dent only walks a few feet from the chair, and suddenly there's a table. (00:38:00)

jbrbbt

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Continuity mistake: When Bond is fighting with Mr. Jones he picks the man up with his left hand and swings to punch him with his right, but in the next shot he's punching with his left. (00:20:30)

jbrbbt

Audio problem: When we see the band playing in Puss Feller's club it's obvious the man singing is only mouthing the words, the dubbed voice is singing too fast to match up what he's saying into the microphone. (00:30:15)

jbrbbt

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)

GilRil

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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)

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Revealing mistake: When Bond fights Quarrel and Pussfeller at the back of restaurant we can see that Pussfeller is replaced by a stunt double. (00:28:50)

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Continuity mistake: When Honey is with Bond on the beach, she is holding two shells by her chest and lowers them when she is talking to him. But when the camera angle changes to behind Honey in the next shot, she is now holding the shells by her chest again. (01:01:45)

Continuity mistake: When Bond leaves the hotel to go to Governor's House he has no pocket square. At Governor's House he has his pocket square. Then in the next scene at professor Dent's, the pocket square is gone again. (00:25:30)

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Suggested correction: There is a considerable amount of time between these scenes. Enough time to add or remove the pocket square.

Ssiscool

Visible crew/equipment: When professor Dent drives to the dock after meeting James Bond for the first time, you can see the reflection of two camera lights in the side of the car as it pulls into the dock. (00:36:20)

mhumphris

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

Continuity mistake: The car chase that ends with the quip, "they were on their way to a funeral." During this car chase, you can see both cars coming round the same bend not just once, but several times. In between, there are close-up interior shots of Bond too. But three of the longshots are all from the same curve.

Spiny Norman

Revealing mistake: After Bond attaches the silencer to his gun, the next shot is of Professor Dent approaching the house at nighttime. However, this shot is the same shot from earlier of Bond approaching the house during the day. It has simply been mirrored and darkened to hide this.

Audio problem: During the opening credits (while it says: "assistant director") you can briefly hear the next bit of music start 12 seconds too soon - there are a couple of notes from "three blind mice" starting to fade in from the percussion music. But more time was needed, so the last 12 second of the percussion number are repeated. A slightly clumsy edit to cover the credits running longer than planned (best heared with headphones).

Spiny Norman

Revealing mistake: Bond, Quarrel, and Honey are supposed to be walking through a saltwater river and yet none of them seem to react when coming out of the water with their eyes open so obviously it's fresh water used in the river. (01:15:10)

jbrbbt

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Suggested correction: Freshwater... river.

Other mistake: In Strangways' house, Bond picks up a framed picture. Just as the other person comes into the shot the image skips. (00:23:30)

James Bond: Good evening, sir.
M: It happens to be 3 a.m. When do you sleep, 007?
James Bond: Never on the Crown's time, sir.

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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 should. 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."

Myridon

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