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Re: The CRPF "Old Phones in Movies & TV" Compilation
« Reply #750 on: June 29, 2017, 06:47:17 AM »
To me "blank" means "nothing there". Example: The page was blank.
  Yes, and in Norwegian blank as nothing on it will be used on wire too. eg unisolatad, unpainted etc.
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Re: The CRPF "Old Phones in Movies & TV" Compilation
« Reply #751 on: June 29, 2017, 11:00:42 AM »
  Yes, and in Norwegian blank as nothing on it will be used on wire too. eg unisolatad, unpainted etc.
Thank you, I learn this way.

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Interesting video. Riding on a train from one end of Norway to the other has been added to my list of things to do.
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Re: The CRPF "Old Phones in Movies & TV" Compilation
« Reply #752 on: September 15, 2017, 07:14:15 PM »
The Walking Dead, Season 7, Episode 2.

Lemme guess, you noticed the 500 before you noticed the tiger, right? ;D
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Re: The CRPF "Old Phones in Movies & TV" Compilation
« Reply #753 on: September 17, 2017, 01:29:43 PM »
Few things survive an apocalypse... Cock-roaches, Twinkies, the most wicked tendencies of men, Dietz little wizards, and of course 500s
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Re: The CRPF "Old Phones in Movies & TV" Compilation
« Reply #754 on: September 17, 2017, 02:18:36 PM »
John Wick 2

Looks like an AE40 to me, a hotelroom in Rome, Italy. The ringing sounds original to me.
 

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Re: The CRPF "Old Phones in Movies & TV" Compilation
« Reply #755 on: September 27, 2017, 10:03:13 PM »
On Youtube, on an episode of "Racket Squad"  entitled "Babies For Sale",  the lady at the real adoption agency was using a Kellogg Redbar phone to make the last call of the program.  The things I do to bring these treasures to you.   ;D
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Re: The CRPF "Old Phones in Movies & TV" Compilation
« Reply #756 on: October 03, 2017, 06:45:10 PM »
Ruth Buzzi in the 1964 production "Conversations". Looks like some type of attendant's console.

Ruth Buzzi is best know as a comedian (Laugh In) but this clip of her signing with Jerry Lee Lewis is great. She out performs Jerry Lee.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qmDzY4h_e4I
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Re: The CRPF "Old Phones in Movies & TV" Compilation
« Reply #757 on: October 14, 2017, 08:54:38 AM »
Watching a rerun oh “American Pickers” last night, Mike and Frank totally ignored the old phones and switchboard when picking in this building.
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Re: The CRPF "Old Phones in Movies & TV" Compilation
« Reply #758 on: October 14, 2017, 09:33:01 AM »
Wow, look at that place. I watched one of their shows where Frank had said that "phones are a hard sell" and in another show he said the same thing about phone booths.
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Re: The CRPF "Old Phones in Movies & TV" Compilation
« Reply #759 on: October 14, 2017, 10:42:39 AM »
In the second photo, besides the pay phone, in the upper right there is a railroad switching signal lamp worth money and to the left of it are 3 lanterns with the far left one being all brass, another big dollar item (>$100).

I'd guess that store was asking an arm and two legs for all of the items seen otherwise they would have been gone long ago.

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Re: The CRPF "Old Phones in Movies & TV" Compilation
« Reply #760 on: October 14, 2017, 10:49:50 AM »
There were a lot of lanterns in that place as well.
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Re: The CRPF "Old Phones in Movies & TV" Compilation
« Reply #761 on: October 14, 2017, 12:47:50 PM »
It's just as well they didn't play up phones nor lanterns.  It's tough when they raise the stakes to buy our collectibles.
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Re: The CRPF "Old Phones in Movies & TV" Compilation
« Reply #762 on: October 15, 2017, 11:40:58 AM »
True!
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Re: The CRPF "Old Phones in Movies & TV" Compilation
« Reply #763 on: October 20, 2017, 02:26:21 PM »
Watching a rerun oh “American Pickers” last night, Mike and Frank totally ignored the old phones and switchboard when picking in this building.

The single slot payphone being a rotary version is a lot harder to find than touch call versions.

I saw an episode where they did buy a cord board and if I recall correctly it may have even been just an answering service board. Think they paid something like $500 for it so they probably still own it and now avoid most telephone stuff.

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Re: The CRPF "Old Phones in Movies & TV" Compilation
« Reply #764 on: October 20, 2017, 08:17:25 PM »
Found an old movie on YouTube, X Marks The Spot.  In it the old system of juke boxes fed by telephone from a central record library figures prominently.  In the first few minutes a principal character operates the unit, much larger than a self contained juke box.  Some systems even had small signaling stations that called and made selections.

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