On Her Majesty's Secret Service

Continuity mistake: After Bond knocks out Che Che there's a close-up of him feeling dizzy and collapsing unconscious. Shot changes to a wide angle, and he repeats all previous movements.

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Continuity mistake: When Bond is in his room fighting against Che Che, a table leg lies on the couch, but disappears in further shots.

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Continuity mistake: At the beach, Bond lies down on the boat and kicks Raphael while aiming to sit up. A shot later he's lying down again.

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Continuity mistake: After Tracy's car passes Bond's, check the stones and constructions on the left side of the curb. Shot changes, we see the car speeding away, and then the shot cuts back to the previous place where the car was.

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Continuity mistake: When Bond is finishing up copying the documents in Gumbold's office, with Gumbold about to return via the elevator, a clock tower is shown at 13:59. Without the shot changing, the hands immediately move to 14:00, but some pigeons nesting on a ledge below abruptly change position. (00:42:58)


Continuity mistake: When Bond started his escape on skis he has laced ski boots. When he throws the guy off the cliff and resumes skiing, he has buckled boots.

Continuity mistake: In the opening scene Tracy overtakes Bond's car on his left side. However, Bond's mirror shows Tracy passing on his right side.

Continuity mistake: At the casino Bond deals cards to a man on the left. This man's left arm swaps between raised to lowered depending on the shot.

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Continuity mistake: After the bobsleigh chase Bond falls on the snow and a dog approaches. The amount of snow on Bond's coat suddenly decreases between shots.

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Continuity mistake: During the ski chase it starts off with Blofield and five henchmen, after one gets killed by the snow plough they stop and there are now six henchmen when there should be four. Through out the chase all of the long shots only show six in total.

Continuity mistake: When Bond is fighting the villain on the beach in the pre-credits sequence, the two fight in the sea and Bond's hair gets wet in the process. But when Bond says "This never happened to the other fellow" his hair now appears to be completely dry.

Continuity mistake: When Bond and Che are fighting, Che knocks out one of the white wooden bars behind Bond. However, in the next shot, two bars are missing on the upper half of the wooden structure, one on the bottom half. Seconds later, just before Bond throws Che into it, the bottom half of the structure is complete again, and only one bar is missing on the upper half. (00:14:15)


Continuity mistake: When Bond is forced to get into the car outside the hotel, the car's roof is down and secured with a buttoned-down cover. However, during the ride the roof suddenly closes automatically although the cover was never taken off. (00:19:40)


Continuity mistake: After Bond has knocked out Che for good, Che's position changes between shots. Especially his legs are in a different position in the wide-angle shots to the shot in which Bond has walked up to him. (00:14:40)


Audio problem: In the opening scene, Bond sees Tracy in the ocean and drives his Aston Martin onto the beach to rescue her. When he stops, we hear screeching tyres, but he is driving on sand.

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Tracy: You're very sure of yourself, aren't you? Suppose I were to kill you for a thrill.
James Bond: I can think of something more sociable to do.

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Trivia: In the scene where Draco is talking to Bond, in Draco's office, look closely at the picture in the portrait frame on the bookcase, in the background. The lady in the picture is Diana Rigg's mother. (Possibly an "in-joke" by the Bond production team?)

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Answer: It's ambiguous. Most likely both were targeted to be killed.

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