Continuity mistake: In the scene when Sam and Eric are sleeping by the fire, Sam is on the left side of the screen and Eric is on the right, and Eric has a rip all the way down the back of his shirt. Later, Eric gets up and moves away and calls for Sam to join him. In the shot of Sam moving towards Eric, his back is to the camera and you can see that Sam's shirt now has the rip - not Eric's.
Question: One of the boys, called Piggy, wears glasses. Piggy's glasses become an important, prized object, because the boys can use the lenses to refract the sun's rays, and thus start fires. It is fairly well established, that, on a hot day, in bright sunshine, one can focus the sun's rays through a magnifying glass to set light to combustible material. (I've done it myself, although it took me rather longer than the book or film suggested, and it only made a very small flame.) But could you use spectacles, that people wear to correct defective vision, to start a fire in this way? Surely, if this was possible, wouldn't it mean that when people who wear glasses went out in hot sunny weather, then they would burn their eyes?
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