Duck Soup

Revealing mistake: When Groucho steps into the cart and tells Harpo to step on it, he drives off on his motorcycle. At this point, you can see a string pull the motorcycle along.

Revealing mistake: When Pinky runs into the mirror, causing it to shatter, you can that the mirror does not shatter until Pinky falls onto the floor.

Continuity mistake: At the gala scene at the beginning Groucho slides down wearing a black tuxedo. Not long afterwards he is suddenly wearing a gray suit jacket, and after his musical number it changes back to the black tuxedo.

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Rufus T. Firefly: Now that you're Secretary of War, what kind of an army do you think we ought to have?
Chicolini: Well, I tell you what I think, I think we should have a standing army.
Rufus T. Firefly: Why should we have a standing army?
Chicolini: Because then we save money on chairs.

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Trivia: The mirror sequence was filmed in only two hours.

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