They don't seem to have junk mail in old movies. Nor cell phone bills, catalogs, explanations of benefits, receipts, free address labels or toy instructions. There are papers, of course, but they are more important: hand written letters, telegrams, contracts. Even in old noir offices of the private detective, while there are papers, it seems to be less than the amount that shows up in my mailbox every week. So much more elegant not to be drowning in paper!