Continuity mistake: The movie starts with the shot of a sculpture and a raven landing on it. From the side shot the raven is on the left sculpture, from above he is on the right sculpture.
Continuity mistake: When the Professor is reciting a poem to the ladies from the church, there is a burning candelabra on the mantel behind him. In alternating shots, the candles have wax dripping down the sides and then they do not.
Continuity mistake: Garth Pancake blows off his right index finger. But when the gang is doing the champagne toast after the heist, the finger is visible in a blurred foreground shot. In the next shot, it is missing again.
Continuity mistake: When The Professor first recites a poem about Helen to his landlord, his legs change position - first they are crossed, and in the next shot they're wide spread.
Continuity mistake: Mrs. Munson hands Professor G.H. Dorr a flute. At the end of that scene there are two shots. Close up shot: the flute's holes look up; immediately after: Wide Shot and the holes face sideways towards Dorr.
Continuity mistake: At the point when Lump commits suicide, two separate shots were used. In one shot he was directly facing the professor and in the next shot he was facing a ninety degree angle away from the professor as the gun went off.