Friday, December 23, 2011

The Barbershop - 1894

Country: USA
Directors: William K.L. Dickson, William Heise
Also known as: A borbély üzlet (Hungary), The Barber Shop (USA)
Filming Locations: Black Maria Studio, West Orange, New Jersey, USA
Production Co: Edison Manufacturing Company
Sound Mix: Silent
Color: Black and White
Trivia: Among the first group of motion pictures to be exhibited commercially in the world, when the Holland Bros.' Kinetoscope Parlor opened on Broadway in New York City on 14 April 1894
Genres: Documentary | Short
"Interior of Barber Shop. Man comes in, takes off his coat; sits down, smokes; is handed a paper by attendant, who points out a joke; both laugh. Meantime the man in the chair is shaved and has his hair cut. Very funny." 

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