Larry Redfield

18th Jul 2017

Dr. Strangelove (1964)

Other mistake: When the radio operator opens the Aircraft Communications Codes book, he turns first to a 'L' page, but all the codes are 'F' codes including the key code. He then turns to a 'J' page and again the codes are the same 'F' codes. He then turns three 'E' pages, pages one and three are identical.

Larry Redfield

18th Jul 2017

The Longest Day (1962)

Continuity mistake: When the gliders are about to land at the Orne River Howard instructs his troops "feet up" but when they land their feet are back down.

Larry Redfield

18th Jul 2017

Supercop 2 (1993)

Revealing mistake: When Michelle Yeoh is about to hit the basket on the fire truck you can see her safety wire.

Larry Redfield

14th Jul 2016

The Cruel Sea (1953)

Factual error: The footage of the Murmansk convoy firing at attacking German planes is actually Pacific footage of Kamikaze attacks. The density of the fire was only possible because of the lavish AA available then, unlike the meager AA of convoy escorts.

Larry Redfield

2nd Nov 2015

Goldfinger (1964)

Continuity mistake: The complex in Switzerland (Auric Enterprises) when seen from the hills beyond is a few widely spaced buildings of sheet metal construction. After nightfall when Bond goes down to investigate, the site has turned into a veritable city of closely spaced buildings of brick construction.

Larry Redfield

19th Feb 2015

The Train (1964)

Revealing mistake: When Col. Franz von Waldheim first encounters Mademoiselle Villard at the museum and walks away from her to turn on all the lights, the wall to the right bounces like canvas as he operates the switch.

Larry Redfield

2nd Feb 2015

The Train (1964)

Other mistake: When Papa Boule kicks Labiche off his train and tells him to throw the switch (turnout) Labiche actually operates one behind the train, not in front of it.

Larry Redfield

Trivia: Marilyn Monroe suffered a torn ankle ligament August 13th when she fell into the river during filming. She was rescued by Mitchum and a dozen crew members, and had a limp for several days.

Larry Redfield

Trivia: Vivian Leigh was only paid a total of $15,000 for her role, for a film that earned millions.

Larry Redfield

Factual error: The opening scene of the movie shows William Pittenger receiving the first ever Congressional Medal of Honor, but in fact he was the fifth recipient.

Larry Redfield

Revealing mistake: After Frank Kennedy's death, Scarlett is drinking in her bedroom, when she spies Rhett arriving outside her window. She then races to the mirror to brush her hair. She does not actually touch her hair with the brush strokes, probably so as not to disturb her hair, which had been specially styled by hair and makeup staff.

Larry Redfield

Trivia: Esmond P. Knight, the actor who portrayed Captain Leach of the battleship "Prince of Wales" was a crew member on the ship during the real battle where he was badly injured, suffering a period of blindness.

Larry Redfield

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