The Man with the Golden Gun

Revealing mistake: During the fight scene in the belly dancer's room, Bond spins the bald guy around to avoid being hit by a chair. When the bald guy gets hit in the back with the chair, you can see a large rectangle of padding under his jacket.

Revealing mistake: At the start of the film when the gangster lands on Scaramanga's island, and enters Scaramanga's fun house, he encounters a scene where some dummies of Al Capone and some other gangsters come out of an area guns blazing... With the first burst of machine gun fire, the dummy "blinks"... (00:05:25)

Revealing mistake: In the shot where Bond rams the long tail boat of the karate experts, you can see that the boat is split in two pieces and the bow is already sinking before the collision. (00:59:30)

Revealing mistake: When Nick-Nack pulls the money from the dead gentleman who Scaramanga kills in the game before opening credits, you can see a "wax figure" of James Bond pointing his gun. But he is moving, and not standing completely still like a wax character/mannequin would. (00:07:55)


Revealing mistake: Scaramanga's jet-car fires up its roof-mounted jet engine and begins to roll forward in the hangar. Despite the fact that we hear the turbine whining loudly at increasing RPMs, the flimsy tan sheeting hanging in front of the jet intake is not sucked in, or even disturbed at all by the air flow. (01:29:05)


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Revealing mistake: During the intro, the first Bond "dummy" and the second one when Scaramanga fires are different. They're either real and dummy or both dummies, but the first one has a concentrated look, and the second one has a worried look.

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Revealing mistake: Scaramanga's woman is taking a shower. When Bond gives her a towel you can see she's not naked but wearing a skin-colored top. The top is also visible when looking at the reflection on the mirror to the right of them. (00:28:35)

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Visible crew/equipment: When Bond tries to get the golden bullet from the belly dancer named Saheeda, some angry gangsters enter her dressing room. As they start destroying the place, you can see the crew in the mirror on the dressing table very clearly after one of the bad guys is knocked into it, nudging it out of position. (00:17:35)

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James Bond: Miss Anders... I didn't recognize you with your clothes on.

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Trivia: Although not well known at the time, the film would be the last Bond movie that Harry Salzman would produce.

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Answer: I haven't been able to find any information on its whereabouts so my guess would be that ended up like most movie props do. Either as a souvenir for one of the people attached to the movie, (actor, director, etc.) in storage (in case it could be recycled as a prop in another movie) or simply discarded when it wasn't needed anymore.


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