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Hysteria (2011) Poster

(2011)

Goofs

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Anachronisms 

The newspaper photograph of Doctor Granville is taken with flash powder in a flash pan. The story takes place in 1880 and flash powder was not invented until 1885.
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The character Charlotte Dalrymple is shown riding a safety bicycle. The film is set in 1880, but safety bicycles weren't invented until 1885.
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Continuity 

When Emily and Mortimer are sitting on a bench towards the end of the film, a few drops of rain or dew from a leaf land on the Mortimer's coat, resulting in a few spots of moisture which disappear and reappear in subsequent shots.
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Mortimer's hair when he is presented to Emily are of normal length at the beginning, but they double in size at the end of the scene.
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Factual errors 

The film suggests that the Granville Electric was the first mechanical vibrator. While it pioneered the use of electricity in the vibrator, hand-cranked models existed before the Granville.
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When Emily is practicing phrenology on Dr. Granville, she is impressed with the "rigid thrombus" on his skull. A thrombus is a blot clot, found in a vessel, not a cranial feature.
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