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9th Feb 2007

The Big Sleep (1946)

Continuity mistake: Marlowe stands next to Bernie Ohls' desk as the inspector asks him to layoff the Sternwood case. The lamp on Bernie's' desk is tilted at a 45 degree angle. No one goes near it, but as Marlowe leaves the lamp is facing down towards the desk. (01:19:00 - 01:20:30)

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Continuity mistake: The grave diggers are covering Bela Lugosi's wife's grave in broad daylight. In the next shot when Vampira comes walking out it's in the middle of the night. (00:06:20)

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9th Feb 2007

The Big Sleep (1946)

Continuity mistake: Marlowe sits down as Eddie Mars' pours him a drink. The back of his chair is touching the desk in all of the shots except the last one as Marlowe gets up to leave and we see the chair now about six inches away from the desk. (01:09:20)

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9th Feb 2007

The Big Sleep (1946)

Continuity mistake: After driving home from Eddie Mars place Marlowe walks into his apartment and Carmen is there waiting for him. After he says, "come on Carmen, come on" she grabs his hand with both of hers and bites him. In the next shot she's holding him with only her left hand. (01:18:10)

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9th Feb 2007

The Big Sleep (1946)

Continuity mistake: Eddie Mars walks out to okay Lauren Bacall's bet and the lady sitting to the right of the croupier moves her left hand to put a chip on number 27 twice between shots. (01:11:35)

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9th Feb 2007

The Big Sleep (1946)

Continuity mistake: Marlowe walks over to the roulette table where Lauren Bacall is playing and the croupier has a chip in his hand. In the next shot he doesn't. (01:11:20)

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9th Feb 2007

The Big Sleep (1946)

Continuity mistake: Lauren Bacall's white pocket book is in front of her on the roulette table as Eddie Mars talks to her but in the next shot when she speaks to Marlowe it disappears. (01:16:50)

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9th Feb 2007

The Big Sleep (1946)

Continuity mistake: After speaking to Lauren Bacall on a restaurant pay phone, two thugs jump Marlowe as he walks past an alley on his way back to his car. As the thug on the left throws a punch at him his fist doesn't even go near Marlowe's face. (01:23:00)

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9th Feb 2007

The Big Sleep (1946)

Continuity mistake: After the beating by the two thugs, Harry Jones helps him up and has his left arm around Marlowe. In the next shot his left hand is holding Marlowe's arm. (01:26:00)

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9th Feb 2007

The Big Sleep (1946)

Continuity mistake: At the roulette table a woman to the right of Eddie Mars puts her chips on number 30 as he speaks to Lauren Bacall. In the next shot as he asks everyone to take their chips off the table there's nothing on number 30. (01:11:35)

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9th Feb 2007

The Big Sleep (1946)

Continuity mistake: Marlowe drives Lauren Bacall home from Eddie Mars place and after he kisses her she wraps the strap of her pocketbook around the index finger of her left hand. In the next shot it's wrapped around the thumb of her left hand. (01:16:30)

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Continuity mistake: Bela Lugosi's wife was buried under ground and we see the gravediggers cover the casket. In the next shot we see her above ground near the mausoleum. (00:08:15)

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8th Feb 2007

The Big Sleep (1946)

Continuity mistake: After driving Lauren Bacall home from Eddie Mars' place Marlowe walks into his apartment and we see the number 206 on the door. In the next shot from inside we see another door that doesn't have 206 on it. (01:17:05)

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8th Feb 2007

The Big Sleep (1946)

Audio problem: In the bar Marlowe says to Mars' thugs, "Yeah, Mrs. Rutledge wants to see me". But his lips doesn't match what he's saying. (01:10:55)

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Continuity mistake: Tor Johnson sits in the front seat of the squad car at the police station. In the next shot of them arriving at the cemetery he's sitting in the backseat. (00:09:20)

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8th Feb 2007

The Big Sleep (1946)

Continuity mistake: The hostess is standing at the door to Eddie Mars' room. In the next shot as Marlowe walks in she's leaning against the door frame. (01:07:50)

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8th Feb 2007

The Big Sleep (1946)

Continuity mistake: After they finish their drinks in the restaurant Marlowe says to Lauren Bacall , " I don't want to hurt you, I'm trying to help you" and she goes from holding her right hand in her left to holding her left hand in her right between shots as she looks at him. (01:04:45)

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8th Feb 2007

The Big Sleep (1946)

Audio problem: Marlowe walks into a room at Eddie Mars' place where Lauren Bacall and some other people are singing. If you look closely at their lips when he first walks in they're singing something else and they're out of sync with what we are hearing. (01:06:35)

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8th Feb 2007

The Big Sleep (1946)

Visible crew/equipment: As Marlowe walks up to Eddie Mars' nightclub the bright reflection of a studio light can be seen in the window on the right of the door. (01:06:00)

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Visible crew/equipment: Someone's hand from behind touches the shower curtain in the cockpit of the plane as the pilot says, "You better radio in for landing instructions, Danny". (00:04:15)

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