Re: RARA-AVIS: phone booths

From: Mark Blumenthal (
Date: 13 Mar 2000

 Bill Crider:

> These days there are no phone booths around. In hotels there's line of
> phones on the wall, and if your lucky, they'll be separated by a piece of
> board. Sometimes they're not, and privacy is nonexistent, not that anyone
> seems bothered by that. Except me. Outdoor public telephones are stuck
> the wall of a building with a small plastic covering to shield them from
> the rain. This is (sort of) on-topic because I've written about it in a
> private-eye novel.
This is not recent. It's made into a comic sequence in In Superman, The Movie(1978) when Christopher Reeves as Clark Kent looks around for a booth to change into his Superman costume and can't find one. Mark

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