The Hoose-Gow

Continuity mistake: When Oliver produces two apples as part of the plan to help him and Stan escape from prison, you can see that he is holding the apples with his fingers under them, but the next shot shows Oliver holding the apples with his fingers around them.

Continuity mistake: When Stan and Oliver are fighting outside the prison, Oliver kicks the warden in the backside who then turns around. You can see that there is a guard behind the warden when he turns around, but when we see the warden in the next shot, the guard has disappeared.

Continuity mistake: When the warden sees Stan and Oliver with apples in an attempt to escape from prison, he goes over to them and you see that he is going to see Stan first, but in the end he sees Oliver.

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Trivia: When Stan and Oliver are working with the road gang, Stan nicks Oliver in the rear with his pickaxe. The pickaxe that Stan Laurel was using was a real one and Oliver Hardy received a nasty cut to his rear.

Trivia: The prison in this film is the same one that was used in a previous Laurel and Hardy short, "The Second Hundred Years" (1927).

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