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Hangman's Knot (1952) Poster

Goofs

Anachronisms 

When the Confederates ambush the Union gold shipment, they use dynamite. The film is set in 1865, but dynamite was not patented by its inventor, Alfred Nobel, until 1867. Dynamite was not in use during the American Civil War by either side.
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Crew or equipment visible 

During the gold robbery, there is an obvious dummy 'driving' the wagon just before the mules separate from it.
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The same dummy is used when one of the characters gets his foot caught in a stirrup, and is dragged off at high speed by his horse.
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Plot holes 

When Bainter throws the stick of dynamite during the robbery, three cavalry troopers are blown off their horses and killed, but the horses suffer no injuries.
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Revealing mistakes 

The man fighting with Lee Marvin is obviously not Randolph Scott.
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