TELECOM Digest OnLine - Sorted: Re: Telephone Dialing in Old Movies

Re: Telephone Dialing in Old Movies

John Mayson (
Mon, 21 May 2007 15:50:14 -0500

>> [TELECOM Digest Editor's Note: But, please remember that in smaller
>> towns with only one phone exchange (example 620-331) oftn times we
>> only orally give the last four digits when speaking with someone,
>> although we are required to dial all seven to make a call. PAT]

> True -- same thing happens with 979-798 here in Texas. But that
> wasn't what happened in the unnamed movie: in that case, the wife
> clearly (and nervously) dialed four digits on a rotary dial phone.

> I wish I could remember the name of that movie. Anybody recognize it?

A Perfect World?

John Mayson <>
Austin, Texas, USA

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