From Russia With Love

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.

Other mistake: When Bond returns to his room and places the rifle kit back in his briefcase, he fails to deactivate the booby trap before opening the case, but nothing happens.

Continuity mistake: On the train Bond gives Tatiana a powder blue negligée, the upper portion is lace. She puts it on and they snuggle a bit, then Bond is called out by Kerim about something. Bond returns a few minutes later and she has on a totally different negligée that has no lace on it but is still powder blue.

DeeAnn

Other mistake: At the station in Zagreb, the clock shows approximately 12:30 am. After carrying on, Bond, Tania, and Grant go to the restaurant car. That is quite a late dinner - and they aren't even alone in there. When they get the food, it must be around 1:00 am at the earliest.

Jacob La Cour

Continuity mistake: Near the end of the fight scene with Grant, the blood on Bond's hand disappears and then reappears.

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Continuity mistake: Just before Kerim Bey overturns the table in the beginning, at the Gypsy camp fight, two bottles are visible on the table. When he overturns the table, there's only one left. (00:42:50)

Factual error: When Bond arrives in Istanbul, the opening shot for the scene shows him arriving on the American-based Pan Am flight. Pan Am, or any American-based airliner, would most likely not have a flight going from London, UK to Istanbul, Turkey. Bond would have been most likely taking either a British-based airliner or a Turkish-based airliner. This error is more or less heavy handed product placement that wouldn't really happen in the real world, unless Bond flew from London to New York to Istanbul and that certainly would never be approved by a British government agency for one of its employees. (00:24:35)

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Character mistake: In the scene at Kerim Bey's office, when the bomb goes off, we see a heavy desk topple over. Bey says he was saved because he was relaxing on the couch with a girl. But he wasn't at the desk before either. He was sitting in some sort of sofa arrangement in a different corner of the room. We don't even see the desk before the bomb goes off.

Jacob La Cour

Audio problem: When Rosa Klebb says to Tatiana "Romanova, the door!" in the hotel in Venice, her lips never move when she says "the door".

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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Question: When Bond hands Moneypenny the photo before he leaves, he writes "From Russia With Love" on it. Would this be another in a series of Bond sight gags, similar to stopping the bomb timer at "007" seconds in "Goldfinger"?

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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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