Scrooge

Revealing mistake: The wires holding up Jacob Marley's floating lock box and chains are visible. (00:32:10)

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Continuity mistake: When Cratchett gets the bird from the shop, it's clear that the bird is a duck. But throughout the entire film he's referred to as a goose.

Revealing mistake: The wires holding up Scrooge, as he is lifted to see the ghost of Christmas present, are visible.

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More mistakes in Scrooge

Ebenezer Scrooge: How shall I ever understand this world? There is nothing on which it is so hard as poverty, and yet, there is nothing it condemns with such severity as the pursuit of wealth.

Ghost of Christmas Present: There is never enough time to do or say all the things that we would wish. The thing is to try to do as much as you can in the time that you have. Remember Scrooge, time is short, and suddenly, you're not there any more.

Ebenezer Scrooge: I hate life.
Ghost of Christmas Present: Nonsense, man! Why?
Ebenezer Scrooge: Because life hates me, that's why.
Ghost of Christmas Present: Scrooge, you're an even bigger fool than I took you for.

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Question: Near the end, when Scrooge is in the toy shop buying lots of toys, the shopkeeper has a shocked look on his face throughout, especially at the bit where Scrooge asks how much all the things are all together. Is it shock because Scrooge is suddenly nice, shock because Scrooge is buying up most of the shop and he's got to add it all up in his head quick, or both?

Answer: Most likely because he's buying the shop's entire inventory. That would be shocking enough to explain his reaction.

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