WATCH – A Time Traveller Caught On Film In 1928.
Irish filmmaker George Clarke thinks he’s stumbled across something rather strange: A film clip from a 1928 Charlie Chaplin film that appears to show a woman talking on a mobile phone.
The image comes from behind-the-scenes footage shot during the premiere of The Circus at Mann’s Chinese Theater in Hollywood. Clarke noticed that a woman – or what may be a man dressed as a woman – crosses the shot with her left hand held to the side of her head. As she turns toward the camera, there appears to be a small, square, thin, black object in her hand. She’s clearly talking.