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Time Traveler Spotted at Grauman's Chinese Theatre in 1928

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Is Charlie Chaplin the only person who can prevent the rise of Skynet? Here's a mystery for you to decipher: In this 1928 footage of the premiere of Chaplin's film The Circus, shot at the Grauman's Chinese Theatre, a woman (or a man in drag??) appears to be talking on an iPhone, and one Irish filmmaker is convinced (s)he's a time traveler. Some YouTube commenters think the device is just a hearing aid, and one asks "where would one get reception on a? cell phone in 1928..." but they're probably all just agents of the machines.
· Charlie Chaplin's time traveller [kottke]
· Chaplins Time Traveler [YouTube]

Grauman's Chinese Theatre

6925 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90028

Chinese Theatre

6925 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA