‘E.T.’ inspired ‘Phone Home’ hard enamel pin. Roughly 3.4cm by 1.8cm (1.3in by 0.3in). This is an original design, there is nothing like it! Perfect for every E.T. fan!
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (also known simply as E.T.) is a 1982 American science fiction film … Directed by Steven Spielberg, this film quickly gained popularity and a classic family film. Starring Dee Wallace, Henry Thomas, Peter Coyote, Robert MacNaughton and Drew Barrymore, E.T. shares a message of friendship, loyalty and trust that engages and inspires audiences of varying ages.
The story follows Elliot, a lonely little boy who befriends an extra-terrestrial that he dubs E.T. This little alien is stranded on earth unable to get home without help/alone. Elliot brings this alien home and introduces it to his two siblings who decide to keep E.T. a secret. However when E.T. becomes ill, they know they must find a way to get him home, all the way back to the other aliens like him even if it results in Elliot losing his best friend…
‘Phone Home’ is one of the most iconic quotes in film history, even those who haven’t seen the film most likely know it. It occurs during one of the early scenes in the movie, in which the children are discovering that this little alien can talk. After Elliot’s sister Gertie manages to teach E.T. a few basic words, he starts to communicate by stringing a couple words together to convey the message he needs to get across. This message being the famous “E.T. phone home”. Accompanied by the iconic scene from the film in which Elliot and the extra-terrestrial are magically travelling through the sky on a bicycle, this design perfectly encapsulates this cult-classic film!