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The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988) Poster

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Anachronisms 

A sousaphone is used in the victory celebration honoring the Baron. The sousaphone, however, was invented in 1908.
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When Sally is correcting her father's advertisement from Son to Daughter, she is using a filter pen, which wasn't invented until the 1940s.
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Audio/visual unsynchronised 

While on the boat flying to the moon, the Baron's phrase "bodily activities" is dubbed.
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Character error 

At Munchausen's parade two musicians look at the camera.
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Continuity 

The lenses on Adolphus' glasses swap position just after the Baron manages to save them from the giant fish. Once they're ashore again, the lenses are back in their original position.
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In the opening, when Sally is writing DAUGHTER on the poster on the statue's base, she has finished writing it in the close-up. When the camera switches to the high angle, she only has DAUGH written.
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When the executioner is about to cut the Baron's head the second time the axe is facing the wrong side and suddenly it's on the right position in the close up.
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The Baron begins playing cards with four cards in his hand. He is dealt a fifth, but the close-up of his hand still shows four.
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In the opening scenes, a family is seen sheltering under the head of the horse near the remaining statue of the horse's body. When the camera take an overhead view of the scene, the horse's head is nowhere to be seen.
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Crew or equipment visible 

A man can be seen wearing a satin stadium jacket in the lower right hand corner as the camera pulls back from the making of the petticoat balloon.
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A crew member is visible in the lower right hand corner during the pull back from the underwear balloon just moments before one of the guards says, "We'd better tell someone about this." He is a man wearing a blue satin jacket, which clearly reads "King Kong Lives" in red lettering.
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During the long pull-back shot which shows how deep in the Sultan's camp the Baron is being held, extras quickly move together as the camera moves back to cover the dolly track on the ground, but frequently do not succeed.
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When the Baron is being carried off by Vulcan, you can see a wire attached to the tail of his coat.
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As the ship moves across the sand after the storm, the shadow of the wire that is used to drag the boat can been seen on the sand in front of it.
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After the characters are thrown from the fish, there is a close up of a crows nest of a ship. On this shot you can see the joins on the canvas that the sky is painted on.
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Revealing mistakes 

When the flying servants are dressing Venus, one of them has a visible wire.
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After the frustrated decapitation of Baron Munchausen his horse jumps over some guards and you can clearly see that the two in the middle are dummies.
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