Oliver and Company

Continuity mistake: When Fagin meets Jenny on the pier, there's a tanker visible in the background nearby. But a moment later, after Fagin takes one step in Jenny's direction, the tanker instantly moves much further away down the pier. (00:54:15)

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Continuity mistake: At one point during Sykes and Fagin's first meeting on the pier, Sykes opens the door and empties an ashtray all over Fagin's shoe. But in the following shot the ashes and cigar butts have disappeared and Sykes' hand is suddenly back inside the vehicle. (00:19:45)

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Continuity mistake: When Dodger is teasing Oliver with the string of sausages near a sunglasses vendor, some sunglasses on display hang themselves over the table's edge within a couple of shots. (00:10:50)

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Continuity mistake: When Sykes is at his desk monitoring Fagin from a security camera feed, Dodger suddenly appears onscreen between shots, right beside Fagin. (00:51:00)

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Continuity mistake: In Fagin's houseboat where Dodger gives Oliver a choice of staying or going back to Jenny, Oliver approaches the staircase. A dirty rag can be seen hanging below the third step, but a couple of shots later the rag has vanished. (00:47:35)

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Continuity mistake: When sitting down in the recliner, Fagin notices Oliver's new 5th Avenue license and grabs onto it with his left thumb and index finger. But in the next shot, Fagin has the license in the palm of his hand instead. (00:48:00)

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Audio problem: When Fagin is on the shipyard dock getting ready to tell Sykes his debt repayment plan, he walks over to the door and reaches for an intercom buzzer. Fagin never actually presses a button, but somehow the buzzer goes off right before Sykes is heard on the loudspeaker. Instead, he simply touches a random spot on the door and a buzzer sounds in response. (00:50:55)

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Continuity mistake: As Francis is standing atop a stack of teetering boxes just outside of Sykes' shipyard office, both front paws are at his side when he starts saying "Farewell, Dulcinea" with a dramatic tone of voice. But in the next shot his left paw is suddenly lifted high into the air. (00:57:40)

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Continuity mistake: Outside of the pawn shop where the strays wait for Fagin, Einstein and Rita are seated on the sidewalk. But once Dodger and Tito run onscreen in the following shot, they're suddenly standing up instead. (00:37:55)

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Continuity mistake: After Winston warns Georgette to stay away from the kitchen, she walks in at her own risk only to see Oliver eating food from her dish. All the while, the kitchen door has somehow vanished from its hinges between shots. (00:36:45)

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Audio problem: In the shot where Dodger dissolves his partnership with Oliver and jumps into a large concrete pipe which gets hoisted into the air, Oliver shouts "But wait," but his mouth makes no movement at all. (00:09:05)

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Continuity mistake: After Jenny's limo pulls away with Oliver still inside, Francis can be seen with the other strays near a garbage pile. He's got a toilet seat wrapped around his head, but he keeps disappearing from it between shots as Tito explains what happened. (00:32:00)

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Continuity mistake: In the scene where Fagin approaches Sykes with an airtight plan to repay the money he owes, watch how the office door shade in the background pulls itself up at one point. In addition, the word 'office' appears on the door for a brief time, only to disappear in the midst of Dodger's fight with Roscoe and DeSoto. (00:51:40)

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Continuity mistake: After Jenny tucks Oliver into bed for the night, the color of the blanket's edge changes from gray to yellow between shots. (00:41:35)

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Continuity mistake: When Jenny is searching for Oliver at home, she approaches the mail slot - where a folded piece of paper has been placed. But the paper unfolds on its own between shots. (00:49:40)

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Continuity mistake: Just before Fagin sits down in his recliner to read a bedtime story for the strays, Dodger pushes a button on its armrest to tilt the seat. But one shot later, the button is nowhere to be found. (00:24:30)

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Continuity mistake: The number of steps on Georgette's dog bed staircase changes from time to time, depending on the shot. When Georgette is introduced, there are nine steps initially, but eleven steps appear instead as she descends to make herself up in the following shot. And later on when all of the strays trick Winston into thinking nobody is in the room, the staircase has eight steps. (00:33:00 - 00:45:05)

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Continuity mistake: After Fagin kicks off his waterlogged shoes and sits down in the recliner, Tito slides a pair of rabbit slippers over the wet socks on his feet. In subsequent shots, however, Fagin wears no socks. But then at one point he can be seen with the wet socks on his feet again all of a sudden. (00:23:25)

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Continuity mistake: During "Why Should I Worry", a pair of sunglasses lands on Dodger's head. In this shot we can see a woman walking her two dogs near the intersection. But watch as a green car appears from nowhere between shots, suddenly parked in the background right behind the dogs. (00:11:00)

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Other mistake: In a close-up shot where Rita tells Roscoe that his master is calling, she is drawn without her figure from the neck down. (00:22:25)

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Tito: It's newspaper burritos for breakfast again, man.

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Trivia: Before Robert Loggia was cast as Sykes, Marlon Brando was offered the role but declined, fearing that the film would be a flop.

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