Okay, don’t bother with the first two minutes and thirty seconds of this clip. The guy introducing it is reeeeeally long-winded, and you’re better off just skipping to 2:30. Have you skipped yet? Good.
HOLY CRAP! IT’S A TIME TRAVELER! And she’s using a cell phone!
George Clarke, the long-winded man in yellow, discovered this clip from the Charlie Chaplin film The Circus and has been trying to find an explanation for the appearence of what looks to be a cellular phone in a movie from 1928. Here’s a blurb from the info on the video:
I have studied this film for over a year now – showing it to over 100 people and at a film festival, yet no-one can give any explanation as to what she is doing. My only theory – as well as many others – is simple… a time traveler on a mobile phone. See for yourself and feel free to leave a comment on your own explanation or thoughts about it.
Now, I don’t want to burst George’s bubble here, but there would have been no one in 1928 for the mysterious woman to talk to on her time-travelling iPhone. And to those of you crying “But Gill! She can travel through time! Who knows what other technology she might possess?” I say: