Continuity mistake: At the races, Wimpy has Swee'pea at the line up board, asking which horse to bet on. As Castor walks in, the shot cuts to Wimpy at the board. The number 7 slot is empty, and no attendant is there. As the shots alternate between Wimpy and Castor, there is an attendant behind Wimpy erasing slot 7, starting to write, then gone again after Castor goes by. In the next moment, Wimpy is directly in front of the board asking Swee'pea. After picking Holy Moley, the next wide shot has the attendant back again with a name in slot 7.Movie Nut
Continuity mistake: In the beginning, there's a citizen ringing the bell. If you look carefully, the church appears to lit by strong daylight, but it's supposed to be stormy. After the bell ringer is done, the light strengthens as if the ringing awakens the town. The lighting on the church doesn't change at all.Movie Nut
Revealing mistake: After Bluto knocks Popeye out and he falls into the water, Bluto goes to jump in after him. Watch the water. Popeye just landed, but the water is really calm. And when Bluto hits the water, it's right on top of a face-down floating Popeye. As Bluto hits, Popeye's body bends almost in half backwards, revealing that it's a foam rubber mannequin.Movie Nut
Visible crew/equipment: After Olive threatens Wimpy, she goes to enter the Commodore's boat. When the camera is looking up the stairs to see her foot entering the shot, you see shadows playing on the ceiling and stair well. If you watch closely, you can tell that the shadows are of the camera man and the camera.Movie Nut
Audio problem: At the illegal fight, as Castor and Oxheart get ready to fight, Oxheart's mom says "Don't kill him. Just rough him up a bit." you hear the lines, but her mouth isn't moving.
Continuity mistake: When looking at the storm clouds in the beginning, the sun can be seen peeking over the clouds at the far right side of the shot. Then, after a flash of lightning, the sun is not only completely hidden by the clouds, the clouds at that spot are now much higher than they were. Also, the sun's position suggested late afternoon, yet the movie opens in the early morning hours, when Sweethaven is beginning its day.Movie Nut
Continuity mistake: At the end of the "Food Food Food" song, Popeye gives Wimpy the hamburger, and starts a conversation. There are two ketchup bottles on Wimpy's left. At the beginning of the chat, both bottles are nearly empty with just about a 1/2 inch in both. As the shots progress, the one nearest Wimpy goes from nearly empty to completely full and back again several times.Movie Nut
Other mistake: As the people are going up the ramp to the Oyl's party, the man in the brown stops by the piling with a paper. As he bends over, there is a sound of the pelican pooping, and the man reacting to poop on his paper. The man and his paper are on one side of the piling, and the bird's tail is on the other. Couldn't have pooped on the paper unless he threw it.Movie Nut
Revealing mistake: At the end, in the fight with Bluto, Popeye was facing him on one side, goes underwater, and pops up on the other side. If you watch closely, the figure that goes under is the stunt double, as nobody can get from one spot to another about 15 to 20 feet away underwater in the space of three seconds. Also before Popeye comes up, you can see him underwater as the other figure goes under.Movie Nut
Continuity mistake: At the Oyls' house, during the engagement party, Nana Oyl gives Bluto a cup of tea, and moves off across the room. A few moments later after he drinks the tea, he starts to eat the teacup, and we see Nana's hands in frame on the right side where she served from. In the next shot, she's all the way across the room, too quickly.Movie Nut
Audio problem: At the beginning of the fight at Rough House's, after Popeye says "Enough is enough", it looks like he elbows the two nearest guys. If you look closely, they react a split second before the elbows get them, and the sound completes the illusion. Also, the last guy Popeye is punching in the face is moving just out of sync with the punches. The sound is like a punching bag, but his head is recoiling just a split second out of time.Movie Nut
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