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Continuity 

Boris Karloff's character is named John Ellman in closeups of teletype and newspaper material, but misspelled John Elman in the credits.
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Plot holes 

Nancy phones Dr. Beaumont to tell him that John Ellman had been shot but she does not tell him where she is. Nevertheless, Dr. Beaumont shows up moments later in the graveyard.
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Revealing mistakes 

When they lower the glass box over the "dead" Karloff, before he is resuscitated, his right eye blinks.
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When the two crooks shoot at John Ellman, they fire seven rounds from a revolver that holds but six rounds.
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Spoilers

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Factual errors 

Dr. Beaumont states that John Ellman was shot at the base of the skull. This is clearly impossible, as he was directly facing his attackers.
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