As in the 1953 film starring Marilyn Monroe… There are a few telephone calls made in this film and here are three, including a phone on a boat.
If I had a phone of the year competition this would be the winner:
Others from our recent holiday to Japan:
Ok so I understand why I see phone boxes in older tv shows and films, but they are still a feature in many current plots such as The Blacklist (USA), The Code (Australia) and Being Human (USA). You’d be forgiven for thinking that the popularity of the mobile phone would mean that the phone box would disappear from many cultural products, but not so.
Perhaps I watch too much TV but here are some more from the past.
Not technically a classic as such but it will be with time… Fargo.
An old tv series…(update Oct 2014: I watched the first 3 episodes of Dark Skies via Amazon Prime subscription service. Then all of a sudden the series was no longer available - not for free and not to pay for. No idea why. I have since talked to another who has experienced the same thing with other shows. Screw you Amazon.)
We visited Australia recently, stopping at Dubai airport and getting out at Singapore for a few days on the return leg. The Dubai airport phones seem bright and shiny and new, Sydney provides you with a map of the city, Melbourne have a colour thing going on with pink and orange shelters and Singapore airport caters for the disabled:
An extra from GOMA, Brisbane…