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    Men's hairdressing competition in Coventry

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    Location: Coventry, England / Great Britain

    Story about a men's hairdressing competition held in Coventry.

    Two GV. A barber combs and lacquers a man's hair. An ill-fitted wig then appears on the man's head, as if the lacquer has miraculously made hair grow.

    GV. Several male hairdressers outside a building in Coventry. GV. Inside the building hairdressers compete in a competition. VS. Of different hair styles being judged. GV. Of women in the crowd looking on. VS. Of hairdressers in action, sculpting a number of different styles, using spray, a hair net, and a hairdryer.

    VS. The man in the bad wig has his head tendered. He suddenly whips off the wig to reveal his bald head. GV. The winners are applauded onto a stage. The models and barbers then all line up to be congratulated.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:21:00 / 01:15:46:00
    UN 3609 C

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  1. Unknown user says

    The Hairdresser apparently using some magic spray to make hair grow is Mr Benny Lloyd of Middlesbrough a leading competitor and judge.

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