1906 Man on the Phone Animation
These are two images in a series of 11, unfortunately these are the only two in the series online. There’s probably a funny story to go along with it. The actual captions from the cards are:
Man in office on telephone with disappointed look: “Is this you, John?” “Yes.” “Well–”
Man in office on telephone with disappointed look: “–my mother–”
View the original from the Library of Congress here, to view the next photo click ‘browse neighboring items by call number’.