The Freak Barber (1905)

UK,
168 feet
black and white, 1.33:1
silent

A British horror film directed by J.H. Martin. It might be Britain's first full-on exploitation horror film, possibly an early version of .

Plot Summary

A gentleman's barber first beheads then dismembers his clientele.

Credits

Crew
Director: J.H. Martin
Paul's Animatograph Works
Producer: R.W. Paul

References

Books

  • The British Film Catalogue Volume 1: Fiction Film, 1895-1994 3rd Edition by Denis Gifford no.01228 p.44 – credits
  • Horror and Science Fiction Films II by Donald C. Willis p.142
  • Horror in Silent Films: A Filmography, 1896-1929 by Roy Kinnard p.19