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Pride and Prejudice (1940) Poster

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Anachronisms 

When Mrs. Bennet is seen steaming open the letter to Jane from Caroline Bingley, the envelope is a modern day gummed envelope fit for stationery letters. The year the film takes place is 1815, letters would have been folded in and sealed with a wax seal.

Gummed envelopes would not be invented for another 100 years; therefore it should have been impossible for Mrs. Bennett to steam open a letter that had been sealed with a wax seals.
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Continuity 

When their cousin Collins is expected to dinner, the butler comes in to light the candles. The mother asks about Collins and when we cut back to the butler, all the candles are lit.
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Early in the movie, Mr. Bennet is sitting in his study smoking a pipe when Mrs. Bennet and the daughters return from the village. In anticipation of their arrival, Mr. Bennet puts his pipe into the rack with other pipes. Yet, when Mrs. Bennet enters the room, he is seen smoking the pipe.
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Factual errors 

Traffic in the film is shown driving on the right. However, traffic in England drives on the left.
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