Lord of the Flies

Audio problem: When Jack says "Anyway, the conch doesn't count on this side of the island", he is clearly biting his banana and eating it, however the dialouge is heard perfectly clear, even though he is eating.

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Factual error: Take a look at the size of the rock that the boys push onto Piggy. A rock of that size, falling from that height would've exploded Piggy's head like a ripe melon. It also would've crushed his body into a mangled heap.

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Audio problem: In the scene when the boys are going up the mountain to search for the beast, Roger is standing slightly down the slope in relation to Ralph. After Ralph says something about not leaving the littluns with Piggy, Roger's mouth moves but no sound comes out. He probably had a line there, but they decided to take it out when they were recording the sound.

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Trivia: The attempt to make the locations look wild and uninhabited were obviously not altogether successful. Near the beginning of the movie, some boys are sitting in a sandy clearing in public-school blazers. On the right of the screen you can clearly see a tent peg with ANTONY M written on it. Also, as one of Jack's choirboy-hunters thrashes through the undergrowth, look closely and you can see that he accidentally impales an old beer can.

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Trivia: Hugh Edwards landed the role of Piggy by writing a letter to the director Peter Brook, which read "I think I am the Piggy you are looking for. I enclose a photograph."

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