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19th Nov 2005

The Birds (1963)

Continuity mistake: In the very last close-up of Mr. Faucet's face the right side of his collar has been changed from the previous shot. It's now tucked under his shirt. (01:00:30)

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19th Nov 2005

The Birds (1963)

Continuity mistake: There's a fixture with a wire hanging down from it in the front left corner of the restaurant. When they built the interiors for this scene they forgot to put it there and when Melanie opens the phone booth door trying to get out the wire hanging from the bottom of the roof of the restaurant is missing. In the close-up as Melanie tries to get out the cord that we saw previously sticking out has been tucked back in towards the phone for this shot. (00:26:25 - 01:26:45)

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19th Nov 2005

The Birds (1963)

Continuity mistake: The angle of Annie's head changes from looking to the left when we first see her to looking up in the close-up. (01:30:30)

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19th Nov 2005

The Birds (1963)

Continuity mistake: As Melanie walks up to Mitch's house the boat on the side of the dock is tied closer to the house between shots. (00:21:35)

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19th Nov 2005

The Birds (1963)

Continuity mistake: As Melanie approaches the boat keeper, there's a guy working on the boat to the right of him. When we first see this guy he's looking down, then in the next shot he's looking up. (00:20:00)

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19th Nov 2005

The Birds (1963)

Continuity mistake: As Melanie and Mitch walk past the side of the restaurant look closely at the windows at the top left of the screen. They have transparent green shades on the rear windows that are pulled down about one-third of the way from the top. In the next shot, when we see the back of the restaurant, no shades are pulled down. (00:26:25)

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19th Nov 2005

The Birds (1963)

Continuity mistake: Before Melanie sits down at the table in the restaurant there's a little bit of powder on it left from the previous customer. In the next shot it's cleaned up and shiny. (00:26:45)

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19th Nov 2005

The Birds (1963)

Continuity mistake: At Mr. Faucet's house, both doors that Lydia walks through are blue but after she walks in the door is white. (00:59:35)

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19th Nov 2005

The Birds (1963)

Continuity mistake: Before the birds fly out of the fireplace the pillow that Melanie is sitting on is behind her back. She doesn't touch it but after she gets up the pillow is against the side of the couch. (00:54:30)

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19th Nov 2005

The Birds (1963)

Continuity mistake: As Melanie sits with the brandy, a lamp is behind her. When we see it a few shots later as she sits differently, the lamp has been moved forward. If she sat back in the chair the way she was before, she'd hit it. (00:41:55)

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19th Nov 2005

The Birds (1963)

Continuity mistake: After Mitch rescues Melanie from the phone booth he places her to the left of the front door of the restaurant as he reaches to open it. In the next shot their positions change and she is in front of the door going into restaurant. (01:27:45)

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19th Nov 2005

The Birds (1963)

Continuity mistake: After the gull attack Deke, Carter comes around the bar twice as Melanie sits down. (00:26:45)

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19th Nov 2005

The Birds (1963)

Continuity mistake: As Lydia walks up to Mr. Faucet's door she takes off her right glove and puts it in her left hand. Her right hand is empty and she uses it to open the door but when she comes through the other side of the door, the glove is in her hand again. (00:59:25)

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19th Nov 2005

The Birds (1963)

Continuity mistake: After Mitch runs to Annie and Cathy there's a fake movable bird behind the real bird to the right of the swing. It's gone when we see Mitch carry the little girl into the house. (00:52:20)

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19th Nov 2005

The Birds (1963)

Continuity mistake: When Melanie starts on her journey across the bay the sun should be on her left as we saw in the way her shadow fell as she walked up to the boat keeper. A considerable amount of time must have gone by because the sun is now in front of her and to the right. (00:20:40)

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19th Nov 2005

The Birds (1963)

Continuity mistake: As she sits and listens to Melanie talk to Mitch on the phone Annie's right hand changes positions between shots. She starts to move it up, then in the next shot it's already leaning on her left hand. (00:45:50)

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19th Nov 2005

The Birds (1963)

Continuity mistake: As Melanie and the two girls get into the cream colored station wagon parked on the side of the road the upholstery on the driver's side door changes drastically between shots. (01:15:00)

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19th Nov 2005

The Birds (1963)

Continuity mistake: In the living room when Melanie puts the cage down, the left side extends over the edge of the seat. In the next shot as she puts the card next to it, the cage doesn't extend over the edge of the seat anymore. (00:22:25)

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19th Nov 2005

The Birds (1963)

Continuity mistake: As Mitch brings the little girl in the blue dress back to the house the doorknob appears between shots. (00:53:10)

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19th Nov 2005

The Birds (1963)

Continuity mistake: As Melanie talks about renting the apartment Annie's hair changes slightly between shots. Two little pieces of hair stick out right by her left ear that weren't there in the previous shot when she opens the door. Annie's hair changes in other consecutive shots throughout the film. (00:31:50)

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