High Anxiety

Deliberate mistake: After the hotel murder, Brophy makes a series of photographic enlargements to prove Dr. Thorndyke's innocence. However, instead of holding his magnifying glass directly in front of his face as he examines the photos, Brophy angles the magnifying glass far to his right so the movie audience can see the magnifying glass details, but he can't possibly see anything.

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Continuity mistake: There is a scene at an airport where Mel Brooks is approached by a man claiming to be a FBI agent or something like that. In the next shot inside the bathroom you can see the boom microphone from the top of the screen. (00:04:05)

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Victoria Brisbane: Another one? Listen, Richard, you have got to get a grip on yourself.

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Trivia: The actor playing Dennis the Bellhop is Barry Levinson, future Oscar winning director.

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