Téléphones Portables Des Années Quarante

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Based on a premise by science fiction author René Barjavel and directed by J.K. Raymond-Millet, this eerily prescient French film from 1947 entitled ‘La télévision, œil de demain’ pretty much nails a vision of smartphones (and the risks of walking and driving while engrossed in them) while describing the evolution of TV into pocket sized devices.

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3 thoughts on “Téléphones Portables Des Années Quarante

  1. Gabby

    allo allo no cameo appearance by Sartre or de Beauvoir, and no mention of extentialisme. Quelle blague.

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