I love this amazing telephone.

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An early Ericofon prototype (Image: Ericofon.com)

An early Ericofon prototype (Image: Ericofon.com)

The Ericofon may have been the inspiration for the Telephone that was used by #2 in the British Spy classic “The Prisoner”

#2 on the red telephone that may have been inspired by the Ericofon.

#2 on the red telephone that may have been inspired by the Ericofon.

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AMC has released a group of amazing production photos from the 1967 super spy/science fiction classic “The Prisoner.” Also, AMC has the original 17 episodes on their site for you to enjoy prior to the release of the re-make with James Caviezel and Ian McKellen. Below are some of my favorite production photos from AMC’s 1967 Prisoner page.

From "Arrival"

From "Arrival"

From "Free For All"

From "Free For All"

From "The Schizoid Man"

From "The Schizoid Man"

From "The Schizoid Man"

From "The Schizoid Man"

From "The General"

From "The General"

From "Many Happy Returns"

From "Many Happy Returns"

From "Dance of the Dead"

From "Dance of the Dead"

From "Checkmate"

From "Checkmate"

No. 2's set

No. 2's set

From "Do Not Forsake Me, Oh My Darling"

From "Do Not Forsake Me, Oh My Darling"

From "The Girl Who was Death" - McGoohan here in the 1967 Lotus Elan

From "The Girl Who was Death" - McGoohan here in the 1967 Lotus Elan

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AMC’s Remake of “The Prisoner” – As Good as the Original?

I am anxiously waiting the 2009 remake of the 1967 cult science fiction television show “The Prisoner”. AMC will be airing the original series starring Patrick Mcgoohan as “Number 6” prior to the release of the new television series. AMC’s remake will feature James Caviezel in the lead role as “Number 6” and Ian McKellen as “Number 2”. The show is about a secret agent who resigns angrily from his job and is taken to an island called “The Village” where the leaders try to break him for information. He is referred to as “Number 6”, and he tries to escape and find out who is behind “The Village”

The original series was ground-breaking when it was released in 1967. The show features Patrick Mcgoohan’s progressive social views on a variety of controversial topics of the late 60’s. It was the first show of it’s time where the plot continued from one episode to the next without a conclusion. The show also featured the most up-to-date design elements of the era. Check out some of my favorite design details from the show below:

The show featured the build it yourself "Lotus 7"

The show featured the build it yourself "Lotus 7"

I love the dark jacket with the white piping; this trend has been current in menwear for the past few years

I love the dark jacket with the white piping; this trend has been current in menwear for the past few years

The original ball chair by Aarnio Eero was featured.

The original ball chair by Aarnio Eero was featured.