Bob Blumenfeld

3rd Dec 2004

Superman (1978)

Superman trivia picture

Trivia: When young Lois Lane and her parents are riding in the railroad train and she sees Clark running past them on the road, her mother is played by Noel Neill, who played Lois on the 1950's TV series, and her father is played by Kirk Alyn, who played Superman in the 1948 movie.

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Trivia: Eddie Egan, the real police detective who inspired the character Popeye Doyle, plays Doyle's superior in the movie.

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Continuity mistake: During the hearse sequence, the duo passes the large red circular sign with the "5" in the center (first time code). They then progress to the General Store (the next-to-last two-story building) and Horst Buchholz waves them off. When Yul turns and says "I don't think so," they're passing the red nickel again (second time code). (00:14:15)

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28th Apr 2004

M*A*S*H (1972)

12th Jan 2004

M*A*S*H (1972)

Trivia: Another story about that famous "Frankly my dear ..." line is that the censors agreed to permit it only if the emphasis wasn't on "damn." This is probably one of the few times censorship improved a movie.

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12th Nov 2003

M*A*S*H (1972)

11th Oct 2003

M*A*S*H (1972)

Trivia: In one episode, Hawkeye says to Radar, "You're a good man, Charlie Brown", a reference to the off-Broadway show of the same name based on Charles Schultz' Peanuts characters. Because the show didn't debut until 1967, this would appear to be a mistake, but it is not. The reference was intentional, an inside joke: Gary Burghoff played the title role in that play.

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29th Sep 2003

M*A*S*H (1972)

Letters - S9-E2

Factual error: In this episode, the regulars receive and respond to letters from a Fourth-Grade class in Hawkeye's home town. Charles receives one from a little girl who says she's sent him a birch leaf. Unfortunately, the leaf he removes from her glassine envelope is a maple leaf. (Note: there was no indication that this was supposed to be her mistake.)

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18th Sep 2003

M*A*S*H (1972)

Mail Call, Again - S4-E14

Factual error: After Radar asks Klinger when his home movies will be ready, Max answers, "Ready whenever you are, C.B." This is the specific punch line to a joke that relates to the actual filming of Cecil B. DeMille's 1956 movie The Ten Commandments, which wasn't released until after the Korean War. (00:16:30)

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11th Sep 2003

M*A*S*H (1972)

10th Sep 2003

M*A*S*H (1972)

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