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Online Jim Stettler

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Re: The CRPF "Old Phones in Movies & TV" Compilation
« Reply #810 on: June 14, 2019, 10:02:57 PM »
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Re: The CRPF "Old Phones in Movies & TV" Compilation
« Reply #811 on: June 15, 2019, 04:04:50 PM »
I was watching a program called, "The Rise and Fall of Penn Station" on TV and noticed an interesting device for holding a candlestick phone. 

I thought the picture of the setup of an office at that time was interesting overall.

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Re: The CRPF "Old Phones in Movies & TV" Compilation
« Reply #812 on: June 19, 2019, 05:52:19 AM »
Came across this today, snippets of phone clips put together from movie/tv:
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=2_N9-MUI02A

Quite a few nice phones shown (better with sound muted).
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Re: The CRPF "Old Phones in Movies & TV" Compilation
« Reply #813 on: July 06, 2019, 12:41:20 PM »
Stranger Things, Season 3, Episode 1, At 37 minutes in

Modified, line light did not flash on ring, hold light did not change on answer, missing number card and line card. Smoke and mirrors but a nice color.

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Re: The CRPF "Old Phones in Movies & TV" Compilation
« Reply #814 on: July 06, 2019, 01:48:00 PM »
Stranger Things, Season 3, Episode 1, At 37 minutes in

Modified, line light did not flash on ring, hold light did not change on answer, missing number card and line card. Smoke and mirrors but a nice color.

And the phone was supplied by Oldphoneworks.

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Re: The CRPF "Old Phones in Movies & TV" Compilation
« Reply #815 on: July 06, 2019, 04:37:40 PM »
As far as phones having the wrong ringtone is concerned, there is this thing called dubbing.  They dub in the ringing of a WE 500 for a lot of phones because that is what they have on hand.  Most people wouldn't notice the difference because most aren't phone experts like some of the member of this forum.

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Re: The CRPF "Old Phones in Movies & TV" Compilation
« Reply #816 on: August 11, 2019, 10:32:56 AM »
Randomly spotted this, a clip from Thames Television, apparently first broadcast 15th May 1986 (I wasn't even a year old yet!!!), showcasing what was on offer at the now defunct (swallowed up by Currys-PC World) electronics chain store Dixons, which at about 0:21 has a brief shot of a display of the then new telephones you could actually buy outright for use on BT lines...  :)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nmy4RscESUg

And just incase it's been geo-blocked, this is a screenshot of the telephones:

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Re: The CRPF "Old Phones in Movies & TV" Compilation
« Reply #817 on: August 11, 2019, 12:29:06 PM »
It shows fine.  I remember around the same time, I bought my leased phone from AT&T, after it's first breakup.
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