Combat! (1962)

3 mistakes in Dateline

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Dateline - S3-E23

Continuity mistake: The war correspondent causes a disturbance. By the time the German guards enter the room, Saunders has the correspondent subdued with a knife he found. Each time the camera does a closeup of the knife Saunders is holding it in a different position. (00:36:10)

Susan Rodriguez

Dateline - S3-E23

Continuity mistake: When the squad crosses the river the footage is cut footage from a previous episode, "Birthday cake" - Littlejohn is holding his cake over his head. (00:05:15)

Dateline - S3-E23

Visible crew/equipment: When the prisoners are looking for the dirt from the tunnel they discover it is in the attic. While they are removing a board from the ceiling they reveal an overhead stage light. You can tell this is a mistake because they hurriedly put the board back.

Braddock: Don't just stand there sucking on a prune pit, get these men some water.

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Trivia: Actor Vic Morrow used a non-firing wooden replica of a Tompson submachine gun due to its lighter weight, thus being easier to carry. He used a heavier blank-firing model when it was required to be fired.

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