The telephone is as old as cinema, and from its beginnings has provided a very useful narrative device for the medium. Why bother to bring characters together, when they can just pick the phone? And the phone itself can become a plot point: answering a phone is a moment filled with possibilities, especially if the call is coming from inside the house!
Here’s a funny supercut by Burger Fiction, featuring telephone scenes from over 50 movies, strung together in a way that – almost – makes sense!
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