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Dear Phone (1976)

 -  Short  -  1976 (UK)
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A narrator relates a variety of peculiar stories involving characters with the initials HC and their dealings with telephones. These are interspersed with artistic shots of telephone boxes ... See full summary »

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A narrator relates a variety of peculiar stories involving characters with the initials HC and their dealings with telephones. These are interspersed with artistic shots of telephone boxes in a variety of locations. Written by D.Giddings <darren.giddings@newcastle.ac.uk>

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Caro telefono  »

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There are very few Red Telephone boxes left in the UK any more, having been removed and converted to more modern styles. However there are still a few working examples left in the UK. One of them is located in a village called Findhorn in Northern Scotland. See more »

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Referenced in Vertical Features Remake (1978) See more »

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28 July 2000 | by (Virginia Beach) – See all my reviews

This is obviously a film schoolish experiment. It consists of alternating images of two types. The first is of many of those silly red British Telecom phone booths. (They seem silly to a non-Brit.) The second are views of ragged pages of the script that is being read.

The small readings are stories involving phone calls to women named Zelda from men named HC.

This film is not of high interest as a whole work.


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