Charlie Chaplin was one of the world’s most renowned comedians. His greatest comedic pieces came from the times of silent features where his actions and the context of the films did all of the talking. One of his films from 1928, The Circus, was a major hit and grossed over $3.8 million worldwide.
This still image from the movie’s introduction might not seem too weird, but after closer inspection, you might have noticed a woman walking down the road with her hand to her ear. If you think she’s talking on a cell phone, which many people believe, your guess is as good as ours. There’s no way she could have a portable phone back in the 1920s.