In The Great Dictator, Chaplin plays both leading roles - a ruthless fascist dictator, and a persecuted Jewish barber. In this classic scene, Chaplin shaves a customer to Brahms' Hungarian Dance No. 5.
Things get a little surreal at the Elk's Head Hotel when Arbuckle serves as a barber, and briskly transforms his very hairy customer into the living image of 1) General Grant, 2) Abraham Lincoln, and 3) Kaiser Wilhelm!
Mr Bean goes to the barber's for a haircut, but the barber is interrupted by a long telephone call. Bean entertains himself by pretending to give someone a haircut, until customers come in and assume Bean is a hairdresser!
A barber's place of work is known as a ''barber shop'' or a ''barber's". A barber is a person whose occupation is mainly to cut, dress, groom, style and shave men's and boys' hair. Barber shops are also places of social interaction and public discourse.
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