On Her Majesty's Secret Service
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Other mistake: In the scene when the helicopters arrive over the research center, look at the heli in the bottom right - it just fades out, while one on the left materialises, and the one in the middle changes position. Notice that after all the helicopters have changed place, you can see the helicopter that faded out appear on the helipad (02:25:25)

Other mistake: In the bobsleigh chase, when a grenade rolls around Blofeld's feet the rear projection FX suddenly swaps from showing a tunnel to showing a landscape going wildly in circles, as if the bobsleigh had crashed. However, on the following shot the bobsleigh is sliding along the tunnel normally and the rear projection plays the tunnel projection as if nothing had happened.

Sacha Premium member

Other mistake: During the stock car race towards the end, the henchmen sitting in the front right of the Mercedes starts shooting out of the window. He shoots forwards, but Bond is on his left with a white Ford Escort in between them. He somehow manages to hit Bond's car - we see it and hear a ricochet. He shoots several times but always directly in front of him. Bond's car is always on the left, continuous scene.

Other mistake: In the bobsled chase, Blofeld arms a grenade, which drops to the floor of his sled, where it rolls around with every turn. He arms and throws a second grenade onto the track, where it is detonated by Bond's sled. The original armed grenade loose in Blofeld's sled never detonates, even when that sled crashes.

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Suggested correction: He never arms a second grenade, he picks up the one he drops and that's the one he throws at Bond. There is only ever one grenade.

Other mistake: As the assault on Piz Gloria begins and the helicopters approach the facility, on the right of the screen one seems to be hovering near the helipad as another passes behind it. The helicopter in front fades to a slightly different position as the one passing it disappears and reappears several meters ahead. On the left of the screen the third helicopter appears out of thin air. (This was obviously caused by a dissolve effect, but since the sound effects are constant there doesn't seem to be any indication that a visible edit or time shift was intended for this scene, so it's a mistake). (02:06:00)

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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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