The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

New this month Continuity mistake: When the Pevensies enter Narnia, Lucy is seen in several shots with her arms at her side while Peter and Susan are apologizing to her, then her arms are suddenly behind her back to throw a snowball at Peter. She was never seen bending down to collect the snowball and Peter and Susan were surprised when she threw it at him.

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Continuity mistake: When Edmund speaks with the White Witch the first time, as he eats the Turkish Delight candy, the amount and pattern of powdered sugar that remains on his lips differs in the following shots, depending on camera angle.

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Super Grover
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Continuity mistake: When Peter finds the note about the capture of Mr. Tumnus he pulls it down off the nail, ripping the top edge of the paper. In a following shot the top edge of the paper can be seen fully intact, then ripped again.

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Hamster
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Continuity mistake: After falling through the wardrobe the first time, when Lucy places her hands on the snow covered lamppost, she leaves marks on it which repeatedly change in the following shots.

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Super Grover
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Continuity mistake: When Lucy is at the lamppost the first time, in one shot she has her right hand on the post, in the next overhead shot, her left hand is on the post. The next shot, her right hand is back on the post. There is no time for her to switch hands.

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Continuity mistake: When Mr. Tumnus meets Lucy, the amount of snow on his umbrella differs.

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Hamster
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Continuity mistake: When the four children are waiting for Mrs. Macready to pick them up, a car drives by leaving tire tracks in the dirt road. When the horse drawn cart comes up the road towards them, the car tracks have vanished.

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Hamster

Continuity mistake: When Edmund is following Lucy into the room with the wardrobe, once inside the wardrobe she closes the door, but when Edmund is looking at the wardrobe the door is open, then when he is going inside he opens the doors.

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Continuity mistake: When Susan shoots the arrow into the target, in following shots the arrow's position differs.

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Hamster
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Continuity mistake: When the train is pulling away from the station, the Penvesie children are leaning out a door window waving, and the small compartment window next to them is open, with hands sticking out, waving goodbye. In the following shot no hands are sticking out the window.

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Hamster

Continuity mistake: When Edmund is eating the turkish delight, the shape/size of the pieces he eats differ, due to the bites changing between shots.

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Hamster
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Continuity mistake: When Lucy and Mr. Tumnus first meet, he drops his packages on the snow covered ground. The positions of the parcels are quite different in the overhead shot, as Lucy walks over to Mr. Tumnus.

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Super Grover

Continuity mistake: When Edmund first enters Narnia, he falls backwards out of the last of the coats and onto the snow. There is a close-up shot of Edmund as he lands on his back, and we can see a sprinkling of snow already on the front of his robe. In the next shot, he sits up, and the front of his robe is immaculate.

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Continuity mistake: When Edmund is talking to Peter after they've found out that Aslan has died, Edmund has a cut on his lip for most of his close-up shots. But after Edmund says, "Aslan believed you could and so do I," in his next close-up shot, the cut on his lip has disappeared.

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Continuity mistake: When the Pevensies are playing hide-and-seek, there's a shot of Lucy running up the stairs. If you look closely, she is wearing the dress that she wears in her third time to Narnia, not the dress that she was wearing when she goes through the wardrobe into Narnia for the first time.

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Continuity mistake: In the White Witch's castle, when Edmund speaks with her about Aslan, his shirt collar goes from being over his sweater, to under, then over again.

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Super Grover

Continuity mistake: After Lucy and Mr. Tumnus meet, when they pick up the scattered parcels their positions in his arms differ, and the string/bows tied round them differ repeatedly between shots.

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Super Grover

Continuity mistake: As Jadis, the White Witch, and her army approach, and subsequently battle the army of Aslan, both army's collective shadows differ throughout this scene.

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Super Grover
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Continuity mistake: After Lucy pulls the cloth down, off from the wardrobe, its position on the floor drastically changes in following shots.

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Hamster

Continuity mistake: As Lucy watches the dazzling display in the fireplace, she alternately holds her cup down on the saucer/up by her face.

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Hamster
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Continuity mistake: When Peter, Susan, Lucy and the Beavers arrive to Aslan's camp and see Oreius, his body is all black. In the battle you can see that Oreius has black legs up to his knees, but then his body is brown. It's easy to see just when the Minotaur drops from Oreius's back: the stomach is brown.

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Continuity mistake: When the Pevensie children leave Mr. Tumnus' home they hear noises outside, so Susan places her hand on Peter's arm and Peter holds her hand. Just before Beaver appears, in the front shot, Susan and Peter remove their hands, but in the next shot they're back on Peter's arm.

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Super Grover

Continuity mistake: After Edmund has been rescued and is talking to Aslan on the cliff, as he starts walking back to the tents, Aslan in the background is suddenly taller than him, even though he is further from the camera. In the next shot Aslan's height is normal again.

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Continuity mistake: When Edmund first enters Narnia, he is attacked by the White Witch's henchman, who pushes him into the snow. In some shots, there is a considerable amount of snow in his ear, and in others, its completely gone. This switches several times.

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Mark Warren

Continuity mistake: When Lucy, Edmund, Peter and Susan fall through the wardrobe together, as they stand there the amount and pattern of snow on Edmund disappears, then reappears, and changes drastically between shots, while they're arguing before they head off.

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Super Grover

Continuity mistake: When Lucy, Peter, Susan and the Beavers speak with Father Christmas, the position of his large bag when it's on the ground, and then in the sleigh, distinctly differs between shots.

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Super Grover
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Continuity mistake: As Edmund lays prisoner in the White Witch's cell, the long chain dragged along the floor, binding his feet, changes position during shots.

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Hamster

Continuity mistake: When Edmund falls backward into the snow, after his near hit by the White Witch's sleigh, his dressing gown changes from hanging down over his knees, to folded back, over his chest.

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Hamster

Continuity mistake: Peter and Aslan are standing, looking out over Narnia and in frontal views Aslan is only as tall as Peter's shoulders. But from reverse shots Aslan is taller than Peter.

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Hamster

Continuity mistake: When Lucy first enters Narnia, her hair changes between shots from being straight and neat to being messy and slightly curly.

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Jon Sandys

Continuity mistake: When the four Pevensie children are standing on the Coombe Halt platform, waiting, Susan is holding her brown suitcase in one shot, then in the next shot it's on the floor, and she picks it up once again.

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Hamster

Continuity mistake: When Edmund is sitting in the White Witch's sleigh he is eating the cakes. He switches from eating with his left hand to his right and then back to his left, dependent on the angle of the camera.

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Continuity mistake: As Lucy, Peter, Susan and the Beavers trek through the snow towards Aslan, their shadows repeatedly change in consecutive shots, such as going from long shadows to their right, to hardly any, to long again.

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Super Grover

Continuity mistake: During and before the battle between Aslan's and Jadis' armies, the red chin strap on Peter's helmet changes position a few times.

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Hamster

Continuity mistake: After Edmund falls through the wardrobe, into Narnia, his hair changes from bushy, brushed back and messy, to suddenly flat and combed between shots.

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Hamster

Continuity mistake: When Lucy first meets Mr. Tumnus, he holds an umbrella and the strap is either over or under his fingers, depending on camera angle.

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Super Grover

Continuity mistake: When Lucy discovers the covered wardrobe during hide and seek, the way the cloth is draped over the wardrobe, and its folds, differ in the overhead close-up, just before she opens it.

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Super Grover

Continuity mistake: After Susan and Lucy say they don't have fun anymore, they splash each other in the water, before being surprised by Maugrim, and a few moments later, Peter runs into the water to rescue them. The water stains on their clothing noticeably differ between shots.

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Super Grover

Continuity mistake: When Edmund sits in the White Witch's sleigh, drinking hot chocolate, the liquid on his lips disappears, then reappears, depending on camera angle.

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Super Grover

Continuity mistake: After Edmund rejoins his siblings, he has a blood-clotted cut on his lip. During the scene where the White Witch comes and meets with Aslan, the cut changes from big, to almost-healed, then back to big.

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Continuity mistake: After Lucy gives Mr. Tumnus one of his packages he dropped, he puts it under his arm. The package is rectangular, yet in the next shot we see a long tube shaped package is under his arm as well.

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Hamster

Continuity mistake: When Lucy first enters Narnia and meets Mr. Tumnus, she hides behind the lamp. When she comes out from behind it she has snow up the front of her dress to her waist. In the next shot she only has snow at the hem of her dress.

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Continuity mistake: When Edmund gets hit by the white witch, he gets hit on the right side of his face, but in following scenes the mark is on the left.

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Grace22

Continuity mistake: When Edmund first enters the castle of Jadis and he is crossing the courtyard, the statue of Oreius is visible in the background, which should not appear until the end of the movie.

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Nondaime

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Aslan dies, after the White Witch leaves, Aslan has 4 teeth, (2 sharp and 2 flat,) but in the next shot, Aslan only has 2 teeth (2 sharp.) Nobody helping the White Witch ever pulls Aslan's teeth out.

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Continuity mistake: When Lucy pulls the cloth off the wardrobe, a corner of it lands on her head with heavier side on her right so that for it to completely fall, it would have to fall either behind or or on her right. However, when the shot changes, it shows the cloth falling in front of her, not even coming in contact.

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Continuity mistake: When Lucy first comes out of the wardrobe, it is snowing, and some small amounts of snow are on her hair, but, in other shots, there is either less or more. It keeps switching.

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Continuity mistake: When Santa puts his bag of gifts down on the ground, we see that there is a teddy bear and a quiver of arrows, among other gifts, in the bag. In the next shot of Santa reaching into the bag, the bear and the quiver are now next to each other when there were many inches apart in the prior shot.

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ployp

Continuity mistake: There are 3 candles on the Beavers' tables during their conversation with Peter, Susan and Lucy. The middle one becomes significantly taller when Susan tells Peter that their mother sent them away from London to escape war.

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Continuity mistake: When being chased by the witch (which turns out to be Santa Claus) across the plain, the shadows change direction between shots, and in the close-ups there is more than one shadow per person.

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Jacob La Cour

Continuity mistake: The unicorn that Peter is riding in the big battle scene has a horn, then doesn't, then does.

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Susan Pevensie: Lucy thinks she's found a magical land...
Professor Kirke: Hmmm.
Susan Pevensie: In the upstairs wardrobe.
Professor Kirke: What? What did you say?
Peter Pevensie: Our sister... She thinks she's found a wood...
Professor Kirke: What was it like?
Susan Pevensie: Like talking to a lunatic...
Professor Kirke: No, no, not her, the wood!
Susan Pevensie: You don't mean you believe her?
Professor Kirke: And you don't?

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When Mrs. MacReady meets the Pevensie children at the train station, the reflector screen is reflected in the lenses of her glasses, as she looks down when she speaks to them. It is also visible when the children first arrive at the house, when Mrs. MacReady says, "There shall be no disturbing of the professor."

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Trivia

When Lucy finds Narnia the second time, the "wind" that blows out her candle is a crew member inside the wardrobe trying to blow the flame out.

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