CCF was published in 1932....
Posted by Kate on May 06, 1998 at 12:52:07:
In response to Caught my eye as well, written by Karen R on May 06, 1998 at 10:26:09
] When I saw that, I went in search of my Halliwells. Gable had been in many films in the early '30s, although by their titles, none were terribly memorable. It Happened One Night was in 1934, before this book was written.
But CCF was published in 1932, which means Clark Gable must have been very new indeed.
] All the futuristic references I now view as mere contrivances to either amuse us. She may be parodying the genre. Case in point, her vision of the picture phone. She took an everyday item (the radio) and made it into a television. I'm not quite sure, but I do believe that television had been invented earlier than we assume.
I believe the BBC had experimental broadcasts in 1926.
- Exactly Karen R 13:34:24 5/06/98 (0)
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