Live and Let Die

Continuity mistake: In the opening, in some shots the snake is straight whilst in others it is curled back in and under itself.

Continuity mistake: After Bond has killed the snake with the aerosol can in his hotel bathroom, he puts down the cigar he is smoking next to the sink. When he hears the door opening, he walks into the bedroom and the cigar is back in his mouth again.

Continuity mistake: When Bond and Solitaire are on the lift where they were put by Mr. Big, look carefully at Bond's watch. The face is concave with the crystal over it. When he uses the cutting function, the whole face is now rounded like a dome.

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Audio problem: When one of Mr Big's henchmen points his gun at Bond when he is in Mr Big's apartment, he says "Mr Big's gonna take care of you in a minute." but viewed from behind, his lips aren't moving when he says it.

Other mistake: The Oh Voodoo shop in NY and the underground car park exit are both one level below street level. JB walks out of the back of the shop and finds Whisper's Corvette pimp mobile on the same level. So why does the Cadillac limo have to leave the car park using a vehicle lift?

Continuity mistake: When the first British MI6 agent (Dawes) is killed by killer waves sent through his earphones at the United Nations, he has his fingers closed when the waves go through, but the next shot shows him with his fingers wide apart.

Continuity mistake: When Tee Hee is about to bend the barrel of Bond's Walther PPK, he has his index finger on the trigger guard of the gun, but the next shot shows him holding the gun with all his fingers around the handle.

Continuity mistake: When Tee Hee appears from the meeting room in Mr Big's apartment, the doors to the meeting room open twice between shots.

Continuity mistake: In the scene in the alley behind Filet of Soul, where Bond is saved by Strutter, the position of the right arm of the unconscious/dead goon in the light leather coat moves between shots.

Jacob La Cour

Cab driver: Hey, you know where you're goin', man?
James Bond: Uptown, I believe?
Cab driver: Uptown? You headed into Harlem, man.
James Bond: Well you just stay on the tail of that jukebox and there's an extra twenty in it for you.
Cab driver: Hey man, for twenty bucks I'd take you to a Ku Klux Klan cookout.

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Trivia: Demond Lewellyn, who played "Q", only failed to make an appearance in two of the first 19 Bond Movies. He wasn't in "Dr. No" ("Major Boothroyd" is introduced, however, played by Peter Burton), and this film, because of the stupid belief by the producers that Bond fans wanted fewer gadgets.

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Question: Is this the only Bond film where the title song is being sung by a character during the film?

Answer: As far as I can tell, yes. Unless you count "Die Another Day," where the singer of the title song (Madonna) appears in a scene, as well as the song being remixed for the party scene in the ice castle.

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