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Boom mic visible 

17 minutes in: When the cab pulls up in front of Brightwood Hospital to drop off Tom, the shadow of the microphone boom is clearly visible on the hood of the vehicle.
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Character error 

The recently-blinded Helen Phillips (Jane Wyman) praises her friend for not becoming short-tempered with her and her new disabilities. "I'd have thrown me in the drink, if I were me." ... Should be, "......if I were YOU."
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23 minutes in: The sign behind the reception desk at the hospital gives the date as "Tuesday September 10". But just a few seconds later, when Bob writes the $25,000 check to the hospital, he dates it September 17.
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Continuity 

In early scenes of Bob Merrick boat racing on the lake, he is warned to be careful because "...it is really kicking up out there!" but we immediately see the lake and it is calm, almost without any waves at all.
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Revealing mistakes 

At the accident scene, as the taxicab door closes it is seen that there is no damage to it.
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