Goldfinger

Revealing mistake: When they're in the barn, Bond and Pussy take turns tossing each other in the hay. On her second attempt to throw Bond, he reverses it and throws Pussy. After the camera looks to where she will land, you can see the distinct outline where she had been thrown before.

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Continuity mistake: When the cube of metal that was the Lincoln comes out, the electromagnet comes in and grabs it as it sits close to the exit. When the camera cuts to a wider shot, the cube is being lifted from a further distance out from the exit.

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Visible crew/equipment: When Goldfinger is lying out Operation Grand Slam, one of the crooks voices objection. As Goldfinger turns to look at him, his left arm passes through the shadow of the camera.

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Revealing mistake: When Oddjob throws his hat at the statue and the camera cuts a close up of it, as the hat goes by the head, you can see the seam (in a freeze frame) where the head is propped up by the filler used to disguise the break. Also, the brim of the hat where the blade is, passes about two inches above the break. Therefore, were it possible, the brim doesn't cut the statue.

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Revealing mistake: When the car containing Goldfinger's henchmen explodes after careering down a hill after spinning on an oil slick, look at the car and you can see that the back seat is empty.

Continuity mistake: After Shirley Eaton is painted gold, Bond looks at her legs. The shot shows a pair of short, heavyset legs. These are a stand-in's legs or artificial ones. Shirley's were long and perfectly shaped, as seen at the beginning of the bedroom scene.

Continuity mistake: In Goldfinger's plane, Bond's Martini swaps from being by his lips to down by his waist.

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Continuity mistake: In Fort Knox, after Oddjob cuts the cables, his hat and the cable change positions on the floor.

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Continuity mistake: While Bond drives in Geneva, the landscape differs between the blue-screen shots inside the car and the ones outside.

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Continuity mistake: When Goldfinger first strikes the ball, it is an awful hit and the ball flies flat close to the ground for a few meters; however, the shot changes and the ball is seen flying high.

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Continuity mistake: In the barn, after being flipped over, Bond's hair swaps from messy to brushed between shots.

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Continuity mistake: In the opening, Bond finds the button to let open the secret hatch in the oil tank.This hatch looks very heavy and is driven by a motor or something; you can hear the humming sound of it as well. When Bond is inside, now he can close it by hand. Also when he leaves the oil tank, he uses the same hatch, and can now open and close the hatch again with his hands.

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Visible crew/equipment: As Bond regains consciousness after being knocked out by Oddjob, the shadows of the moving camera and boom are visible on the cupboards.

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Continuity mistake: At the card game in Miami, before Goldfinger joins his opponent at table, the card backs are blue, but when he sits down and they begin the game, the card backs are red.

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Continuity mistake: In the scene in Miami, when Goldfinger comes down the stairs, you can see on the shadows cast by the other persons that the scene is shot in the studio. All the persons walking around cast multiple shadows from floodlights and not just one from the sun.

Jacob La Cour

Continuity mistake: The suit Bond is wearing in the teaser - after he comes out of the water - is not a wetsuit, but some sort of nylon suit. The clip of him climbing out of the water is very short, but you can tell its not the same suit.

Jacob La Cour

Continuity mistake: When Bond first sees golden Jill on the bed she is lying diagonally across the bed with her right foot on the bed and pointed like a ballerina on points. As Bond approaches the bed her right foot is pointing towards the camera. The last shot of Jill's legs show both her feet hanging over the end of the bed meaning that she has changed position and is now lying straight along the bed.

Matty W

Continuity mistake: Goldfinger's crew uses a giant truck-mounted laser to burn their way through the Fort Knox entrance. Several shots of the truck show the laser beam being moved across the entrance extremely rapidly; however, when these shots are intercut with views of the entrance itself, the beam inches across the entrance door very, very slowly.

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Continuity mistake: At the Miami resort, when Goldfinger walks towards the card table, on the far left you can see Bond and Leiter standing watching Goldfinger in the background. In a close up shot of Bond and Leiter we see Bond reaching for a towel and putting it on his shoulder, but then in the wide shots there is no towel over his shoulder and he never moves.

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Factual error: The homing device shows Goldfinger traveling North, from Geneva. The mountains in the long shots are on his right (looking west)?

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James Bond: Do you expect me to talk, Goldfinger?
Goldfinger: No, Mr. Bond, I expect you to die!

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Trivia: Harold Sakata (Oddjob) was formerly a professional weightlifter and won a silver medal for the United States at the 1948 Olympics in London.

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