Movie Mistakes

Movie Mistakes : Take 5

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Ever noticed the stagehand caught on set during the Tin Man's dance in "The Wizard of Oz"? Or seen the cliff in the middle of the sea in Pirates of the Caribbean? Everyone loves a good movie, but there's nothing we like better than finding a continuity error, a historical inaccuracy or a technical blunder in them. In this completely updated edition, Jon Sandys has included new mistakes from films such as "Batman Begins", "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory", "War of the Worlds" and "King Kong".show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 328 pages
  • 104 x 144 x 24mm | 158.76g
  • Ebury Publishing
  • Virgin Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 5th Revised edition
  • None
  • 0753511134
  • 9780753511138
  • 1,513,940

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"'IRRESISTIBLE' SUNDAY TIMES 'A gem-packed collection of reflected camera crews, historical inaccuracies and continuity errors' Film Review"show more

About Jon Sandys

Jon Sandys is the creator of the website, which includes over 40,000 entries from about 4000 films and gets up to 50,000 hits a day. He is also an in-demand media film more

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Ever spotted a digital watch in a historical film? Or seen an extra walk slap bang into a door frame? There's nothing we love more than pointing out other people's errors, and this updated edition of the bestselling Movie Mistakes is packed with over a thousand cinematic slip-ups from some of out best-loved films. * Pirates of the Caribbean: As Jack Sparrow remarks, 'On deck, you scabrous dogs,' a crew member wearing a tan cowboy hat, white T-shirt and sunglasses can clearly be seen in the frame looking out to sea. * Titanic: The lake that Jack says he went ice fishing on - Lake Wissota in Wisconsin - was only filled with water when a dam was built on the Chippewa River in 1918, six years after the Titanic sank. * Star Wars: When the storm troopers break into the control room, the storm trooper on the right of the screen hits his head on a door frame. On the DVD release an appropriate 'thump' was added more

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"A gem-packed collection of reflected camera crews, historical inaccuracies and continuity errors"show more

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