Charlie Chaplin's cell phone: A time-traveler caught on tape?

charlie-chaplin-cell-phone.jpegA cell phone in 1928? Those pesky time-traveling aliens!

In a brief scene from footage shot at the premiere of Charlie Chaplin's 1928 film "The Circus," a woman walks into the shot with her hand to her ear, appearing as if she is speaking on a cell phone. Of course, cell phones didn't exist in 1928. Not even the giant Zach Morris bricks.