Live and Let Die

Revealing mistake: When Tee Hee bends the barrel of Bond's Walther PPK, in the close-up, the score marks where the barrel has been pre-cut are visible.

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Revealing mistake: When Tee Hee and Bond are fighting in the train compartment, watch the right edge of the screen. In one of the shots the end of the set is visible as Bond shoves Tee Hee against the "wall", which wobbles. So much is revealed you can see the wooden framing.

Revealing mistake: As "Tee Hee" (the man with the claw) escorts Bond to the alligator pond at the farm, they at one point stand next to each other. You can see that Tee Hee's prosthetic arm is much longer than his real one- about as long as you might expect it to be, if the actor is really holding a prop with his actual (and perfectly good) hand.

Revealing mistake: When Madeline Smith (The Italian agent credited as Beautiful Girl) emerges from the wardrobe / closet, she embraces Roger Moore. He then uses his magnetic Rolex to pull down the zipper on the back of her dress. If you look closely, you can see the cable/wire under dress pulling the zipper down. (00:11:20 - 00:12:00)

Mr Manchester

Revealing mistake: The snake held up to kill the agent and later Solitaire is obviously not a real snake but a fake one. Look at how stiff it looks.

Revealing mistake: When Bond is giving Mrs Bell her flying lesson at the airport, the wings are torn off the plane. When Bond says, "Same time tomorrow, Mrs Bell?" the reaction shot of Mrs Bell shows the left wing to be intact. It is her same reaction shot when Bond climbed into the plane.

Revealing mistake: When Rosie pokes a gun through the door at the Bond's bungalow, Bond uses his cigar to burn her hand, and then throws her onto the bed. You can see that the person being thrown is not Gloria Hendry, but a male stunt double.

Revealing mistake: When Hamilton is watching the Fillet of Soul restaurant at the beginning of the movie, he is stabbed and killed. When the coffin is brought over to him, you can see the 'dead' Hamilton breathing.

Continuity mistake: In the boat chase, when Bond comes to the shipyard, the goon can't find him. But there would be obvious foam/wake marks and waves after Bond's boat for several minutes.

Jacob La Cour

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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: With so many black actors, most of which were cast as villains in the film, producers wanted to write in another character, a comedy part, to draw attention away. New York actor Clifton James was cast in the role of "Sherriff J W Pepper", (he was so popular that he would turn up again the next Bond film).

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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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