• Character error

    Near the beginning of the film Pvt. Ferol, when asked by Gen. Mireau, states that he has no wife--but while walking to the firing squad he is crying on the shoulder of the priest that he will never see his wife again.

  • Continuity

    During the execution itself the sky repeatedly shifts between gray and overcast in some shots to bright sunshine in others, noticeably changing the natural light, causing shadows and sun glare to appear and disappear from shot to shot.