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Charlie Chaplin Cell Phone Video: Is it a Cell Phone or a Hearing Aid of the 1920s?

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The Charlie Chaplin cell phone video has gone viral!

A Charlie Chaplin cell phone discovery is the fun find for the day! Charlie Chaplin cell phone footage from the film “The Circus” was discovered by filmmaker George Clarkeof – naturally, he made a YouTube video to show off his find.

Watch as he breaks down the Charlie Chaplin cell phone discovery slowing down the footage and zooming in to show a woman appearing to be talking on a black device, knuckles curled as if holding a modern day cell phone.

Could this Charlie Chaplin cell phone video be a proof of time travel?

I don’t think I’d go that far, though his discovery is an interesting one.

The comment section of his YouTube video with the Charlie Chaplin cell phone footage has some excellent theories, indeed.

Some point to the woman (or man, as the case may be) pulling at her coat to shield herself from the sun – or hide from the camera.

But how does that explain that she looks to be talking? Is she talking into a cell phone, or simply muttering to herself?

Others note that it could be a hearing aid of the day the movie was filmed in the 1920s and in the early 1900s, handheld hearing aids were made.

You can check out some online discussion of the Charlie Chaplin cell phone video here.

Let me know what you think it is!

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