From Russia With Love

Audio problem: When Morzeny says "Exactly 1 minute, 52 seconds, That's excellent." in the beginning of the film, his lips never move. (00:02:50)

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Other mistake: In the title sequence, the name of actress Martine Beswick (she plays one of the gypsy fighting girls) is misspelled as Martin Beswick. (00:04:05)

DapperDan

Continuity mistake: In the chess game, when Kronstein has moved the queen, and we see a closeup of the large wall board, where the queen is moved - in the next clip when we see the wide shot of the room, the queen has not yet been moved. (00:06:50)

Jacob La Cour

Audio problem: When Klebb visits SPECTRE Island and first speaks with Morzeny, most of the conversation heard does not synch up with their lips. (00:12:10)

wizard_of_gore

Audio problem: When Rosa Klebb visits SPECTRE Island, she asks where Grant is. A guard beside her says "at the lake", then shortly afterward, she says "take me to the lake." But their mouths both appear to say the word pool. (00:12:15)

Factual error: Near the beginning of the film, they arrive by helicopter at a training facility. There is no noise as they converse on the lawn, but they walk a few paces through a door, and there is lots of training happening with gunfire and explosions. It's all in the open air (no ceiling), so therefore would've been easily heard from the lawn, a few dozen feet away. (00:12:30)

Continuity mistake: After the scene where Klebb arrives via helicopter on Spectre island and meets Morzeny, they enter a training area and continue their conversation while walking through it. Just after Morzeny says '.we use live targets as well,' the scene cuts to a wide shot and they are entering the same training area once again, only this time from a path that is just right next to the one used before. (00:12:50)

DapperDan

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Continuity mistake: Just before Klebb uses the knuckle duster on Grant watch carefully and you see the bag on her right shoulder is removed with her right hand, but is handed to the man behind with her left hand in between shots. (00:13:05)

Will

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Continuity mistake: When Klebb is meeting Grant for the first time she hands her bag over and it is clear that her hands are empty. However, once she's walked round him, the brass knuckles appear in her hands, ready for her to put them on and hit him. (00:13:15)

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Continuity mistake: When Klebb is inspecting Grant, she has her arms by her side. Camera cuts and now they are clasped behind her back. (00:13:30)

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Visible crew/equipment: In the scene where Tatiana first meets Rosa Klebb in Istanbul, the hand of a crew member is seen closing the door behind Tatiana when she enters the room (from the other side of the door - not the side Tatiana and Rosa are on). (00:14:50)

Factual error: Krebb's "reading" glasses are strongly concave. If she really needed them to read, she wouldn't be able to walk safely without even stronger concave spectacles and she certainly wouldn't be able to see anything more than a metre away. Real reading glasses are convex. (00:15:35)

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Continuity mistake: Klebb's glasses disappear during the interview with Tatiana (mistake already listed) and appear on the map on the desk. Between the shots, the glasses change position from standing up correctly to lying on their back. (00:15:40)

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Continuity mistake: When Rosa Klebb is interviewing Tatiana, she is wearing a pair of glasses, and she makes a reference to Tatiana having had three lovers, then as Tatiana answers back, Klebb is no longer wearing the glasses. (00:15:50)

Will

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Continuity mistake: When talking to Tatiana for the first time, Klebb has her truncheon on the desk as she stands up to walk around the desk. However, when she reaches the other side of the desk the truncheon is now in her hands again. (00:16:10)

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Continuity mistake: When Bond tells Sylvia that he has to make a phone call, Sylvia passes Bond his shirt and he walks over to the car. Bond then picks up the phone in the car and starts to put his shirt on. After a quick cut to Miss Moneypenny, we then return to Bond and he has now managed to put his shirt completely on and buttoned, one-handed, in the space of just five seconds. (00:18:30)

Continuity mistake: When the man from Q branch shows the briefcase to Bond, he removes one of the ammunition sleeves from the case, opens it, slides a few rounds into his hand and then starts to return the rounds to the sleeve. Just before the cut to the throwing knife coming out of the case, Bond is still trying to put the rounds back into the sleeve, with the cap of the sleeve being held between his thumb and first finger of his right hand. At the cut, all the bullets have been replaced and the cap is back on the sleeve. When it cuts back to the wide scene, the cap is off again and Bond is now holding it in is left hand. (00:21:50)

Spiritfire

Factual error: In the scene where James Bond is being given his "gadgets", Q points out that his rifle is an "AR-7 in .25 caliber". The AR-7 is a real rifle, but is only available in .22 Long Rifle caliber. Due to numerous design features, especially the screw-off barrel, it can't be made to fire a .25 caliber cartridge of any type. (00:22:05)

Continuity mistake: Q demonstrates to Bond how to properly rotate the latches on his briefcase to arm or disarm the exploding tin of talcum held inside. Q then asks Bond to open and close the latches, to be sure he knows how to do it. Bond closes the first latch without any trouble, but the second latch will not engage, and Sean Connery does his best to 'keep the scene alive' by ignoring the recalcitrant latch and tries to obscure the faulty mechanisim by casually placing his hand over the latch. As Bond turns to leave M's office with the briefcase, the latch is still open, yet as Bond reaches the doorway the scene cuts to the opposite view of the door and the latch is now securely closed. (00:22:05)

James Bond: Pardon me, do you have a match?
Kerim's Chauffeur: I use a lighter.
James Bond: Better still.
Kerim's Chauffeur: Until they go wrong.
James Bond: Exactly.

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Trivia: On the train passing Bond is an old man with a walking stick, the man is Ian Fleming, the writer of the Bond books.

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Chosen answer: It would, yes. Also I am to understand that it's his sense of humour.

Alan Keddie

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