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Charlie Chaplin Cell Phone Clip Puzzles Irish Filmmaker

Charlie Chaplin's "The Circus" (YouTube)

NEW YORK (CBS) Irish filmmaker George Clarke thinks he has spotted something unusual -- a woman talking on a cell phone in a 1928 Charlie Chaplin film.

The clip, which was found in the DVD extras of "The Circus," shows a behind-the-scenes look at  people attending the film premiere at Manns Chinese Theatre in Hollywood.

In one of the scenes a woman in a dark coat is seen walking in the background and holding a thin, black object next to her left ear. 

[Watch the clip below]

When the footage is put into slow motion and zoomed-in, the woman appears to be "talking" into the device.

Stumped for an explanation, Clarke thinks the only plausible theory is that the woman is a time traveler.

Check out his video below and let us know what you think.


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