Dr. Strangelove

Revealing mistake: In the sequences where Mandrake and Ripper are under attack by the US Army, we see exterior battle sequences in front of the base. However, no matter how many bullets are fired at the building, all the windows remain intact.

Revealing mistake: Matte lines are visible on Major Kong as he falls through the bomb doors.

Revealing mistake: A string is visible on the left wing of the bomber in one of the shots right before it drops the bomb.

Continuity mistake: In the first War Room scene, when George C. Scott outlines the situation and his "six points," the folders in front of him move around; they're in a different position in each angle.

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President Merkin Muffley: Gentlemen, you can't fight in here! This is the War Room!

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Trivia: Kubrick originally wanted to make this a serious drama. During the screenwriting process he was confronted again and again with situations that were completely truthful and serious, yet he was afraid and audience would laugh at how absurd it is. Such as general Turgeson referring to general Ripper's sending an entire bomb wing to obliterate Russia as "Overextending his authority". He eventually figured out that the only way to write it would be as a comedy.

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Question: Was there any significance besides comedy to the very last scene of the movie where Dr. Strangelove stands and proclaims "Mein Fuhrer. I Can Walk." It was pretty funny as is, but I wondered if there was some sort of allusion or other intention to that line.

Answer: Peter Sellers improvised it. During that scene if you watch the actor playing the Russian character you can see him trying not to laugh at Seller's performance.

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