bobmcdow4984

19th Oct 2016

Goldfinger (1964)

Trivia: Gert Frobe who played Goldfinger at the time spoke very little English and all his lines had to be dubbed in later.

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30th Aug 2016

The Monkees (1966)

The Spy Who Came in From the Cool - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: In the karate dance number there is a girl in a red outfit behind Mike on the floor. She must change her position at least four times in ten seconds - she can be seen moving and laughing with the girl beside her on the floor.

bobmcdow4984

10th Aug 2016

The Monkees (1966)

The Spy Who Came in From the Cool - S1-E5

Revealing mistake: When the female spy is taking the film off Mike who is out cold on the floor, the dancers can be seen working on the dance steps in the background. After all of the dancers have knocked themselves out they can be seen moving and laughing.

bobmcdow4984

10th Aug 2016

The Monkees (1966)

The Spy Who Came in From the Cool - S1-E5

Trivia: The knock out dance number was latter repeated on another show as they did a new dance called "The Karate" with more dancers, but was edited out and replaced with a music number.

bobmcdow4984

1st Mar 2016

Bye Bye Birdie (1963)

Visible crew/equipment: In the fainting scene you can see in the background on the roofs and in the windows a number of people just watching the shooting being done on the back lot. It is very noticeable in the last wide pull back shot.

bobmcdow4984

1st Mar 2016

True Grit (1969)

Trivia: The famous shoot out between Duke and the outlaws in the valley was done twice. The long shots and most of the riding was done for Duke by his stunt double Chuck Roberson. Duke came back an did all the close ups on a horse being pulled by a camera.

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23rd Feb 2016

Bye Bye Birdie (1963)

Trivia: This was 20 year old singer Bobby Rydell's movie debut. He admitted later that the film turned him off from working in films, and he did not like working with Ann-Margret at all. He would not do another film until 1975.

bobmcdow4984

8th Feb 2016

Bye Bye Birdie (1963)

Revealing mistake: During the fainting scene number of the extras can be seen waving and looking at the camera.

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8th Feb 2016

Bye Bye Birdie (1963)

Trivia: This was the first film that Ann-Margret got "paid" for She had done two films before but was still under the law a minor. She turned 21 just before the shooting began.

bobmcdow4984

8th Feb 2016

Bye Bye Birdie (1963)

Trivia: Dick Van Dyke and Paul Lynde were the only members of the original 1960 Broadway cast to do the film.

bobmcdow4984

12th Jan 2016

Bugsy (1991)

Factual error: Bugsy was not watching a film when he killed just reading a news paper. He was not alone in the house - Hill's brother and a close friend of Bugsy were upstairs asleep, heard the shooting and called the police.

bobmcdow4984

12th Jan 2016

Bugsy (1991)

Factual error: At the end of the movie Virginia Hill is told of Bugsy's death at the hotel in Las Veges In truth she was in Europe after she was "told" to get out of America. She did not return for four years.

bobmcdow4984

5th May 2015

Jersey Boys (2014)

Factual error: Because of a childhood illness Frankie Valli was deaf for all the time he was the lead singer for The Four Seasons. He wore hearing aids in both ears and read lips. He had surgery on his ears in the early 1980's to correct his hearing.

bobmcdow4984

24th Dec 2014

The Brady Bunch (1969)

Trivia: Florance Henderson's hair style on the show was done on purpose. Few knew that since the 1950's she lost all hearing in both ears. The left hearing came back, but she had a hearing aid over her right ear.

bobmcdow4984

3rd Nov 2014

The Alamo (2004)

Trivia: The film cost $107m to make and earned only $26m worldwide. It is considered one of the all time movie flops.

bobmcdow4984

3rd Nov 2014

Viva Las Vegas (1964)

Trivia: It was during the filming that Elvis first heard of The Beatles when someone had their first English LP on the set. He took it into his room and listened to it for hours. He then banned their music from the set.

bobmcdow4984

3rd Nov 2014

Viva Las Vegas (1964)

Trivia: After the filming, Ann-Margret told the press that she and Elvis were lovers and were going to get married. Tom Parker put an end to the story. Elvis sent her a red heart shaped bed, but the two never spoke again.

bobmcdow4984

21st Oct 2014

Love Me Tender (1956)

Trivia: The Reno gang is based on fact. On October 6, 1866 they held up for the first time a moving train and got about $10,000 in cash. Before that only trains that stood still were held up.

bobmcdow4984

21st Oct 2014

Love Me Tender (1956)

Trivia: Actor Neville Brand who kills Elvis at the end of the film for years had young girls come up to him on the streets and yell at him, "You Killed Elvis!"

bobmcdow4984

28th Sep 2014

Easy Rider (1969)

Continuity mistake: When Peter Fonda takes his watch off his wrist to throw it to the ground. When it is on his wrist it is a very expensive Rolex - when it hits the ground it is a cheap Timex.

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