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Question: As usual, Tokyo being destroyed - this time by the Neptune Men in their flying saucers. Buildings exploding...but one particular building has a large picture of Adolf Hitler giving the Nazi salute and with the wrong wording of Mine Kampf (instead of the correct Mein Kampf)...why was this particular building model constructed? (01:03:27)

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Answer: Your question was intriguing, so I did a little Internet research. While there's plenty of conjecture, nobody seems to know what this is about. There is some reference to Hitler's "Mein Kampf" being published in Japan for the first time in the early 1960s, around the time the film was made. Some speculate it was some type of advertising for the book (early product placement?) while others believe it could be a symbolic act of blowing up Hitler's ideals and could explain why it was misspelled.

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10th Jul 2020

Judge Priest (1934)

Factual error: The plot introduction states the movies takes place in 1890. However, in the first scene, the judge (played by Will Rogers) is reading a newspaper showing a satirical cartoon featuring the "Yellow Kid." However, the "Yellow Kid" did not appear in newspapers until 1895. (00:02:14 - 00:02:50)

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9th Jan 2019

His Girl Friday (1940)

Continuity mistake: When Earl Williams and Hildy are in the press room, she locks the door and lowers all the shades. Then Molly Malloy knocks and is let in. Suddendy, all the shades are raised up again. (01:35:20)

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22nd Nov 2018

Last Man Standing (2011)

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Continuity mistake: In the opening scene, Mike is cooking bacon on a gas stove. He is talking to Vanessa and is seen to shut off the gas under the frying pan. The scene cuts to Vanessa and then back to Mike. The gas under the pan is suddenly back on.

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It Happened One Night mistake picture

Visible crew/equipment: At the wedding, King Westley arrives in an Autogyro. King was the pilot, so as he exits the aircraft there is no-one else in the cockpit, but when King steps onto the ground there is someone's head visible in the cockpit. (01:39:55)

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