From Russia With Love

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

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)

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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

Continuity mistake: When James finds the Russian defector in his hotel bed, they kiss, a lot. Problem is: At first, she's wearing a generous amount of red lipstick, and when they finish, she is still wearing a generous amount of lipstick, and it is not smudged, which it should be, and James hasn't any lipstick on his face and mouth, which should be impossible - not even a smudge.

kh1616

Continuity mistake: When Bond arranges to meet Tania at the mosque he is carrying a camera. When he spots the Bulgar spying on Tania he puts the camera down by a pillar. He takes out his gun and raps it in a handkerchief. The next scene shows him with his camera (without the gun) looking at the Bulgar again. This is a repeat shot from a few seconds before.

bcoles

Continuity mistake: In the scene in the underground reservoir, Bond and Kerim set off in the little boat. There is a clip of the oar, which is turned over a few times to shake off some rats. In that clip, the oar does not move forward in the water (as can be seen from the air bubbles in the water). In the next clip the boat is moving again. A boat takes a little way to get completely still. It is implausible that Kerim would stop the boat completely to shake off the rats, and then start moving again. The clip with the rats must have been made afterwards with a stationery oar. (00:34:10)

Jacob La Cour

Continuity mistake: When the gypsy girls start their fight they both have perfectly clean hair. A few seconds later they both have bits of straw in their hair, although neither of them has fallen onto the ground yet. (00:41:55)

DapperDan

Continuity mistake: At the end of the film when Bond is examining the film taken in the bridal suite, the film is in 8mm format but when he throws it into the Venice canal it changes to 16mm.

wizard_of_gore

Continuity mistake: At the gypsy camp, at the end the belly dance, we see Bond at the table with Kerim. In the first shot, there is about ½ meter of empty table between Kerim and the corner. Bond is at the end of the table. In the next shot, Kerim is right at the corner with his right hand very close to Bond's elbow. (00:40:30)

Jacob La Cour

Continuity mistake: When Bond and Kerim-Bey arrive at the gypsy camp, they are riding in a white 1960 Ford station wagon. At alternate times the car appears as a four-door model and as a two-door model. (00:37:30)

Revealing mistake: On the boat, look carefully when the man falls in the water. The man jumps to give the illusion that Bond pushed him.

Dr Wilson

Continuity mistake: During the scene the handkerchief in Sean Connery's pocket alternates from being roughly folded with the higher side on his left side to being folded neatly with a straight edge. (01:32:00 - 01:34:00)

Jai Rodrigue

Audio problem: At the end, Bond gets a phonecall from someone in the hotel room. As he says "yes" on answering, his mouth doesn't move. (01:45:50)

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Continuity mistake: At the Gypsy camp, Bond sits down and there is nothing in front of him on the table. We see the belly dancer arrive and suddenly there is a plate of food and Bond has got a drink in his hand. (00:38:20)

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Suggested correction: The cut to the belly dancer is a jump ahead in time. There is no continuous action or sound between the shots and the food appearing shows time has passed.

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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: 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 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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Visible crew/equipment: When leaving the Gypsy's Bond gets into a white car as it drives off. When it does so, the stage light is reflected very nicely. (00:46:55)

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Continuity mistake: When Bond asks Kerim to translate something to their host, Bond is looking at his hands. Cameras change angle and now he is looking at Kerim and the host. (00:40:40)

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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.

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