Continuity mistake: There is a scene in the movie where the Beatles enter a limousine, I believe at the beginning of the movie. In this particular scene the Beatles are all dressed in suits and ties, but when the Beatles are filmed in the limo, John Lennon is wearing a turtle neck sweater beneath a blazer.
Continuity mistake: While looking for the canteen, George inadvertently wanders into a production office. The receptionist takes George in to see Simon, who believes George is there to audition for a testimonial for those "dead grotty" shirts. While the receptionist is sitting on Simon's desk, her legs are straight. After Simon says, "Because he isn't wearing one of these nasty things", her legs are instantly crossed.
Continuity mistake: When Paul's grandfather goes to the queue of girl's waiting to see the Beatles, he offers free autographed pictures. As he is mobbed he yells "Oh me bum....me hat.". We see his hat has been taken/knocked off as some bobbies come to break it up. A quick cut to a different angle and grandpa's hat is back on his head.
Other mistake: When the Beatles are playing cards and singing "I Should Have Known Better," Paul (who shouldn't really be singing anyway) flubs the first line of the last verse. He sings "I sh... [laughs] never realized..." John does almost the exact same thing when they sing "I Should Have Known Better" in the concert scene.
Continuity mistake: As The Beatles leave the train Paul goes through the first limo and we can see the second limo he's running to with a bunch of photographers standing at the side of it taking pictures. In the next shot the photographers are standing in front of the car and not taking any pictures.
Continuity mistake: When they sing "Tell Me Why" for the TV show there's a shot taken from behind The Beatles. Here as John sings, "Well I'm beggin' on my bended knees" the microphone that was in front of him has now been moved and is facing Ringo. Later in the scene you can see that there are only two microphones on the stage here, one for Paul and George and one for John.
01:16:25 - 01:18:45????
Continuity mistake: The TV producer talks to George and says, "I mean lines ducky, can you handle lines?" and his two assistants are sitting on the window sill in front of the blinds. In the next shot they both have moved over about four feet to their left and are not in front of the window anymore.
Continuity mistake: When The Beatles first enter their stateroom on the train we see the door as Paul opens it and there's a first-class sign on it. Later Norm and Shake leave the stateroom as the older grumpy gentleman walks in. They never leave but this stateroom is not the same one that The Beatles walked into before as it has another sticker under the first-class sign that reads, "All Seats Reserved".
00:02:55 - 00:06:00????
Continuity mistake: Sitting at their table Paul's grandfather tries to convince Ringo to stop reading his book and if you look closely there's plenty of sugar in the sugar shaker. No one touches it but when the old man says, "So you are a man after all" the sugar shaker is all of a sudden empty.
Plot hole: When the boys go to get Ringo out of the police station, the other 3 are in front of the police officers and Ringo is way behind strolling along with his camera. When they get trapped in the courtyard they are all together. How did Ringo manage to pass all the policemen with out getting arrested, whilst going slower than everyone else?
Continuity mistake: As the boys leave in the helicopter at the end of the film, it says "BEATLES" on the aircraft's door. The name is split into two different sections to fit on the sliding panels. A few seconds later, one half of the name is missing, leaving only "BEA" on the left-hand side.
Continuity mistake: As he talks to Norm, Shake the TV producer says, " If they don't show up I wouldn't be in your shoes for all the tea in China" and the clock above his head reads 7:12 PM. In the next shot we see Paul's grandfather trying to sell autographed pictures of The Beatles to the girls on line outside the theater and it's mid-afternoon.
Continuity mistake: Wilfrid Brambell asks Paul to sign a Beatle picture and he uses a ballpoint pen. Later, he copies them over using the master copy that The Beatles signed with ballpoint pens. Their signatures are now different (done with a thick felt marker) so they can stand out better in the black and white shot.
00:09:10 - 00:45:50????
Audio problem: A studio engineer tries to play with Ringo's drums and George says, "He's very fussy about his drums. They loom large in his legend," as he tries to tune his guitar. If you listen closely George is paying his fifth string while adjusting the tuning peg of his fourth string on his Rickenbacker.
Continuity mistake: Upon their return the TV producer says to The Beatles, " You don't know what this means to me, if you hadn't come back it would have meant The Epilogue or News in Welsh" as they get ready for the show. Norm is standing behind the producer but then in the next shot as he talks to him he's on his right.
Visible crew/equipment: In the second verse of "If I Fell" there's a shot from behind Ringo. Just as they sing, "If I trust in you" you can see a crewmember's head bobbing up and down at the bottom right of the screen. We see this place in previous and subsequent shots and no one is sitting there.
Continuity mistake: When John sings "I Should Have Known Better" there's an extreme close-up of his face as he sings, "That when I tell you that I love you, oh " and he's obviously sweating. In the next shot they show a close-up of his face on the control room monitor and there isn't a drop of sweat on him.
Factual error: After the TV producer talks to Norm and Shake, three Beatles (minus Ringo) appear singing the theme song of the movie "A Hard Day's Night". Not only are their lips not moving, but they couldn't possibly have been playing "A Hard Day's Night" because it wasn't written until after the movie was completed.
Audio problem: In the back of the train as his grandfather sits locked up Paul says, "Well you've got to admit you've upset a lot of people," and Paul's voice sounds natural. His voice in the next line sounds entirely different as he says, "At least I can keep my eye on you while you're stuck in here," and is an obvious over-dub done in another place.
Factual error: When they sing "I Should Have Known Better" look at Paul's left wrist - he's wearing a metal ID bracelet. Anyone who plays guitar knows that they jangle against the strings. He makes sure in any real live performances that it is tucked up in his sleeve away from the strings.
00:13:40 - 00:34:20????
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