Curly Boys Club Aka Baldness Treatment -… 1955

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C/U of a middle aged man smoking a pipe holding a suction pad to his head - this is a contraption it is claimed will cure baldness. It is called the "Trichosan Treatment". He moves the pad around on his head. He is Mr Harry Billenness (Billenes?) - a member of the "Curly Boys Club" who meet several...

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Cataloguer:
Jenny
Stock:
Colour
Sound:
Sound
Media URN:
1168
Sort Number:
CP 030
Time in/Out:
01:52:24:00 / 01:54:30:00
Canister:
CP 030
Film ID:
31.21
Issue Date:
25/07/1955

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  • It is hard to avoid baldness, despite the fact that the scientists are trying hard to find the measures to prevent hair fall. Hopefully, their researches will bring some positive results in the coming days.
    Regards,
    Robert

    RobertH 15th Apr 2013

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