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The Innovative And Stylish Phones Of 1977

This is a short film highlighting the novelty telephones that were available for purchase in 1977. The film uses no narration, just classic elevator music arrayed with sequences of ideal users in their VERY 1970's homes, using their 'designer' telephones.

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Phones Featured Include:

"Accent"

"Early American"

"Elite" (in green leatherette!)

"Stowaway"

"Sculptura" (the ultimate Panton-era model)

"Celebrity"

"Mediterranean"

"Optique" (a rare, stowaway-type phone)

"Commemorative Elite" (engravable faceplate!)

"Candlestick"

"Chestphone"

"Exeter" (in faux alligator)

"Antique Gold" (rococo, used by a lady in a caftan)

and, of course, "The Mickey Mouse Phone"

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