A rotary phone dial is a telephone with a rotary dial. On a rotary dial, the digits are arranged in a circular layout so that a finger wheel may be rotated with one finger from the position of each digit to a fixed stop position (finger stop).
In Inglourious BasterdsEdit
- When Colonel Landa offers to surrender in exchange for not warning Hitler he is about to burned alive in the Paris cinema he points to a telephone with a rotary dial with alpha-numeric characters. That was a feature of North American telephones after WWII.