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The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943) Poster

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Character error 

When the two dogs are let into the London house, one of the dogs can be seen at the top of the stairs answering a call of nature.
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Continuity 

When Clive first visits his Aunt's house, and the camera pans to the wall, where the animal heads will appear. You can clearly see a lighter patch of wallpaper where one of the heads will later be superimposed.
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When in 1919 Candy receives the letter telling him that the whereabouts of prisoner-of-war Schuldorff there's a shot of the letter saying that camp is called 'Hardleigh'. However in voice-over Candy says 'Hardwick'.
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Candy's scar is clearly visible on his upper lip when he is in his room at the convalescent hospital, but is obscured by his newly grown mustache moments later when he goes to congratulate Kretschmar-Schuldorff.
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When Spud is tripped over, chairs are in different positions.
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When Angela is playing darts, we see in close-up that two of her shots landed at the edge of the board. When she goes to retrieve them, however, she takes all three darts from the center.
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The position of the two decks of cards on the card table changes from one position at the time the nurse picks up the table to move it to another when she sets it down.
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Crew or equipment visible 

A camera shadow is visible on the Clive's back as he approaches Theo at the prisoner camp.
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Camera shadow on Clive's shoulder when he meets Theo at the Alien's Hearing.
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Miscellaneous 

Several times Candy says that during the Boer War he had had to hide out in a house in South Africa for seven months. But at the restaurant in Berlin he tells Edith he had hidden for seven weeks.
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The notice Candy places in The Times about Murdoch's death states he died in a bombing raid in October, 1940. But when Candy is shown on the cover of Picture Post magazine sometime afterward, the magazine is dated September 21, 1940.
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