The Man with the Golden GunGoofs
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When we first meet the two karate schoolgirls (Hip's nieces) in the back of the car, they are supposed to be carrying on a conversation, but the audio track simply repeats three times the following two sentences in Mandarin Chinese (spoken presumably by the two girls): "How are you?" and "That's what I think". Of the two actresses, only Qiu Yuen is Chinese; Joie Vejjajiva is Thai.
When Scaramanga shoots the fingers off the statue/dummy of Bond, only three shots are heard, and Scaramanga can only be seen to fire three times, but all four fingers are shot off. In addition, only two fingers are seen shot off in the view from behind the statue/dummy before the angle changes, but a third finger is already missing after cutting to a close-up of the hand, before the fourth finger is then shot off.
When Bond goes to Macau to see Lazar, he approaches an Asian woman and two children and asks where Lazar is, holding a piece of paper and saying it slowly indicating that he does not know how to speak their language. However, in the film You Only Live Twice (1967), Bond tells Moneypenny that he took a first in Oriental languages at Cambridge.
When Bond adopts a third nipple "disguise" in order to appear as Scaramanga to Hai Fat, his extra nipple is in an anatomically unlikely location. Extra nipples are usually found in the "milk line," which runs vertically from the armpit, through the normal nipple to the groin crease. Bond places his extra nipple medial to his normal one - which is very unlikely, though verified cases have occurred as far away as the foot.
When the ballistics expert examines the bullet, he declares the mass to be 20.53 grams (316 grains). Even though 23 carat gold is somewhat denser (1.67:1) than the lead alloy used in modern arms, this is still almost thirteen times as massive as the largest 17 caliber bullets manufactured (25 grains). It would look more like a thick needle than a bullet, being nearly two and three quarters inches in length and would be nearly impossible to stabilize.
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Errors in geography
JW Pepper identifies himself as "Sheriff JW Pepper of the Louisiana State Police". In Louisiana, as in other states, the Sheriff's Department & the State Police are two completely different police forces, and there is no "Sheriff" in the State Police. The Sheriff is an elected official responsible for a parish (county) whereas the State Police are responsible for the entire state.
Incorrectly regarded as goofs
During the opening carnival house duel, both arms fall off of the Al Capone wax dummy despite the fact that he only shot one bullet. As 'Al' was cradling a 1928 Thompson 'Tommy-gun', a tug from one arm and the weapon could have pulled the other arm off of the mannequin.
James Bond's identity and status within the British Secret Service are known by too many non-privileged people in this movie. The gun-maker even says that "your reputation precedes you". In a realistic spy service, an agent who attracted this kind of specific attention would be considered to have "blown his cover." Surprisingly, all this fame somehow does not constitute a problem for Bond.
Scaramanga seeks the Solex Agitator, a device needed to run his island hideout. However, his island is powered before attaining it. Additionally, he would have had to construct an elaborate yet inoperable solar energy facility under the pretense that the missing piece will soon be invented, putting the buggy before the horse, akin to creating a nuclear reactor before discovering uranium.
During the opening sequence where Scaramanga has just shot the henchman, if you speed up the frames you can clearly see that the James Bond "dummy" is actually Roger Moore himself as he is naturally shaking attempting to keep his balance. Also, the position of his hands and fingers change frame by frame: in the first shot his hand is low and fingers in a fist shape. Next (when Scaramanga shoots the fingers) they are open and his hand is higher.
The writers clearly seem unaware of some aspects of Asian culture. Both Bond and Scaramanga refer to Hai Fat as "Mr. Fat." Surely the two men are worldly enough to know that in many East Asian countries, the surname comes first; therefore, they should have said "Mr. Hai." Also, Hip says his brother runs a karate school; karate is Japanese, not Thai. While it is not impossible that someone might run a karate school in Bangkok, it seems far more likely that the writers just assumed that all martial arts forms come from some nebulous place called "Asia."