Mississippi Burning

Continuity mistake: Anderson (Gene Hackman) visits Clinton Pell's wife and she's talking about Genesis 9, verse 27. In the first shot he's standing right behind her. In the next shot he stands on her left side. Then again right behind her.

Continuity mistake: When the farmer's house is on fire and he goes to the barn to try and open the door, he is hit from behind. When they tie the rope around his neck and prepare to hang him, his forehead and face are bloody and I don't think he was ever hit directly in the face.

Bonita Kilpatrick

Continuity mistake: During the lynching scene, the Dad wakes up his son and daylight is shining through the window. In the next scene when he runs out the door with his shotgun it is night time.

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Mrs. Pell: If you're ever in Des Moines, don't send me a postcard.

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Anderson (Gene Hackman) visits Clinton Pell's wife and she's talking about Genesis 9, verse 27. In the first shot he's standing right behind her. In the next shot he stands on her left side. Then again right behind her.

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