Thanksgiving 1938

23 Nov


Errol Flynn’s Thanksgiving Present from Lili Damita was a long distance call from Paris. It was collect and cost $73.

P. S. Though it wasn’t Lili, nor connected in any way to her Turkey Day call from 1938 Paree, here’s an interesting photo of an American woman using a mobile phone that very same year, 80 years ago! (Errol was probably very fortunate Tiger Lil didn’t have one!)…

— Gentleman Tim


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  1. David DeWitt

    November 25, 2018 at 8:45 pm

    My guess? She had a compact mirror in her hand, and um, she is talking to it … Um, yeah …

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