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A Study in Terror (1965) Poster

Goofs

Crew or equipment visible 

In the scene in which Annie Chapman visits Chunky in the slaughterhouse, the shadow of the camera is projected on the actors and prop pork pieces.
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Anachronisms 

In 1888, they sing a song "Ta-Ra-Ra Boom-De-Ay!" which is composed by Henry J. Sayers in 1891 and was not introduced into Britain until 1892.
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In 1888 they sing "Guide Me O Thou Great Redeemer" to the tune "Cwm Rhondda" which was not composed until about 1905, and had its first public performance in 1907.
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Audio/visual unsynchronised 

At c.59 minutes Holmes "plays" his violin, but his fingerings do not match the music heard, particularly as he is restricted to the "G" string throughout.
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Character error 

As the carriage leaves the Carfax stately home (c.82 minutes) the long shot sees Watson with his hat on. The following close-up shows Watson with his hat on his lap.
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Continuity 

During his chat with Holmes and Watson in the Angel & Crown, Steiner's hand swaps positions from his glass to his arm, depending on which shot is used.
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In the same scene, Holmes rises to leave whilst checking his payment in his right hand. The shot changes, and without having dropped the change on the table he is now lifting his cognac glass.
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When the barman carries Polly out of the pub and deposits her in the street, he pulls his cigar from his mouth and throws it to the ground. It then reappears in his mouth as they argue, then disappears again as he goes back inside.
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Revealing mistakes 

When Watson slams the door on leaving the soup kitchen the 'brick' wall shudders.
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