Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Dan Hawkins, who writes:
The Academy Award for Best Picture of 2018 goes to Guillermo de Toro’s “The Shape of Water.”
This celebrated shortwave radio appears several times in the move as a prop for the Cold War-era control room of Richard Strickland (played by Michael Shannon).
Oh what a celebrated shortwave radio indeed! How could it be a Cold War without this benchmark boat anchor?!? Thanks for this fantastic addition to to our growing archive of radios in film, Dan!
Post readers: Anyone recognize or–better yet–own this amazing machine? Please comment!