Continuity mistake: Anne Elliot enters the home of a friend, Mrs. Smith, in a pink dress, and exits it wearing an off-white dress with a shawl.

Visible crew/equipment: When Louisa Musgrove falls from the Cobb, Anne Eliot tells Capt. Benwick to run for a surgeon. Immediately afterwards, Capt. Wentworth runs from the left side of the screen to the right, and the camera pans a little to the right with him. In the background, at the right of the screen, is a blue car parked on the lower Cobb and masts of modern-day yachts.

Continuity mistake: Near the end of the movie, Capt. Wentworth leaves a letter for Anne Elliott to read. When he finishes writing the letter, he leaves the quill he used pointing to the left. When Anne picks up the letter, the quill is pointing to the right.

Mr. Shepherd: Women without children are the very best preservers of furniture.

Anne Elliot: If I may, so long as the woman you love lives, and lives for you, all the privilege I claim for my own sex, and it is not a very enviable one - you need not covet it, is that of loving longest when all hope is gone.

Anne Elliot: You presume to know me very well, Mr Elliot.
Mr. Elliot: In my heart I know you intimately.

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