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"Dial Double Zero"?

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26 May 2009, 01:39 AM
dandelion
"Dial Double Zero"?
Kewl. Now y'all have no excuse not to get it.
26 May 2009, 12:22 PM
jkt
quote:
Originally posted by dandelion:
...There is a gray steel junction box on that pole at the  telephone level with low voltage ...There is a lighted pay phone booth next to the pole in question, which carries a nice round old style Bell System  logo lamp near the top.

A bit of trivia: those junction boxes are still called B Boxes, for Bell Systems...even if Bell Systems is no more.


John King Tarpinian
You know what you are, Mr. Bradbury? ... You are a poet! -- Aldous Huxley
02 March 2021, 01:34 AM
dandelion
Here is another article on the Serling plagiarism question: https://lithub.com/did-the-cre...VBzmdDMXdvzcFrg-_BG4
02 March 2021, 07:56 PM
dandelion
More about Ray and Rod, long but well worth watching: https://www.youtube.com/watch?...i38&feature=youtu.be

More in this thread: http://raybradburyboard.com/ev...151007901#4151007901

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04 March 2021, 07:29 PM
Roman_K2
quote:
Serling tipped his hat to Bradbury's nostalgic, small-town stories in "Walking Distance" (where the main character acknowledges the home of a Doctor Bradbury) and "A Stop at Willoughby" (where the ad executive mentions "the Bradbury account").


Heh heh... TZ easter eggs!