Speedway Blooper

Continuity gaffes and other mistakes [mostly] in Elvis movies
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Speedway Blooper

Postby Private Presley » Sun Aug 28, 2016 5:05 am

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Re: Speedway Blooper

Postby Colin B » Sun Aug 28, 2016 8:02 am

What is the 'blooper' here ?

All I could find was that their electric guitars weren't plugged in !

Is that it ?
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Re: Speedway Blooper

Postby Mountain Mist » Sun Aug 28, 2016 8:43 am

Also, watching the film clip, (I love this song :D) the guy with the sax forgets to play it along with the music, lol

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=akfwQZItnZk

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Re: Speedway Blooper

Postby Colin B » Sun Aug 28, 2016 12:09 pm

Mountain Mist wrote:Also, watching the film clip, (I love this song :D) the guy with the sax forgets to play it along with the music, lol

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=akfwQZItnZk


You're right, he does, too !

Trouble was, he & the band had to pretend to be the backing singers as well !
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Re: Speedway Blooper

Postby Mountain Mist » Sun Aug 28, 2016 12:14 pm

Colin B wrote:
Mountain Mist wrote:Also, watching the film clip, (I love this song :D) the guy with the sax forgets to play it along with the music, lol

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=akfwQZItnZk


You're right, he does, too !

Trouble was, he & the band had to pretend to be the backing singers as well !



That's another blooper! lol

Blow the sax and sing - now that's a talent :D

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Re: Speedway Blooper

Postby Private Presley » Mon Aug 29, 2016 11:56 am

Colin B wrote:What is the 'blooper' here ?

All I could find was that their electric guitars weren't plugged in !

Is that it ?

That's it. :lol:
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Re: Speedway Blooper

Postby Colin B » Mon Aug 29, 2016 12:08 pm

Colin B wrote:What is the 'blooper' here ?
All I could find was that their electric guitars weren't plugged in !
Is that it ?
Private Presley wrote:That's it. :lol:


Oh, good - I got it !

Film directors often do things like that to keep things looking 'tidier' !

Sort of 'showbiz licence' more than an actual 'blooper'.

Like the fact that Elvis has no [visible] mic, & yet all the crowd can hear him...
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Re: Speedway Blooper

Postby Colin B » Sat Oct 29, 2016 9:02 am

Colin B wrote:...Elvis has no [visible] mic, & yet all the crowd can hear him...


It always makes me smile to see a leader riding up & down in front of a huge army, giving an inspirational speech before a battle &
they get all fired up & ready to fight, when in real life, only the first few rows would hear what he was saying !

Braveheart was a case in point....
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Re: Speedway Blooper

Postby John » Sun Jan 05, 2020 8:57 am

The cups of coffee get handed out, but it's obvious they are empty.

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Re: Speedway Blooper

Postby Mister Moon » Sun Jan 05, 2020 8:18 pm

John wrote:The cups of coffee get handed out, but it's obvious they are empty.


This is similar to what I call "the empty suitcase syndrome".

ALL suitcases in ALL the movies are empty. I can understand that.

But, at least, they could pretend to be carrying a load !


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