Before Cell Phones

Back when news and sports reporters had to use pay telephones

Pat Summerall on CBS Radio

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Author: Jason Remington

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  1. On Dragnet, Joe Friday and his partners Ed, Ben and Frank were always having to borrow somebody’s phone.

    In real life, we had a family friend who was a locksmith and had a complete shop in his Metro van, including a dial phone – a private line! We had just gotten our first home phone, a four-party line. This was in the late 1940’s and it was amazing.

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