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The Barbershop

The Barbershop
Directed byWilliam K.L. Dickson and William Heise
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The Barbershop is an 1894 American short narrative silent film directed by William K.L. Dickson and William Heise. It was produced by the Edison Manufacturing Company at the Black Maria Studio, in West Orange, New Jersey. The film was one of the first created for the Kinetoscope.[1]


In a barbershop, a barber gives a man an incredibly fast shave as two other men sit on each side of the chair.

The full film


  1. ^ Mannoni, Laurent; Crangle, Richard (1 January 2000). The great art of light and shadow: archaeology of the cinema. University of Exeter Press. p. 406. ISBN 978-0-85989-567-5.
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