High Anxiety

Other mistake: When Mel Brooks is singing the song "High Anxiety" to a bunch of people in the dining room, near the end of the song he sings about two words and his mouth is clearly not moving. (01:00:10)

Continuity mistake: Madeline Kahn and Mel Brooks are in a hotel room in San Francisco. She is smoking a cigarette which grows shorter as the scene progresses. After cutting away and then back to her, the cigarette is long again. (00:49:55)

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Trivia: When Dr. Thorndyke is checking into the hotel in San Francisco, he is informed a "Mr. MacGuffin" has changed his room number. "MacGuffin" is a movie-making term popularized by Alfred Hitchcock referring to a plot device that drives the story, but what the object actually is or does is irrelevant.

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Question: What is the name of the song that blasts in Dr. Wentworth's car and causes his ears to rupture? Or was it something created for the movie?

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Answer: It was a song written by Mel Brooks for the film. It's called "If You Love Me Baby, Tell Me Loud."

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