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The More Haste the Less Speed (1912)

Absent-Minded Smith, so termed for his lack of thought, uses an old-fashioned razor, although he always leaves a souvenir of the operation in the form of many scars. He is too nervous to ... See full summary »

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Absent-Minded Smith, so termed for his lack of thought, uses an old-fashioned razor, although he always leaves a souvenir of the operation in the form of many scars. He is too nervous to sit still in the barber's chair. One morning he had many interruptions from his wife and family, and in a wild rage he smashed the razor and went to a barber, but they were too busy discussing baseball to attend to him, and as he was in a great hurry to get to his office, and so angry over the lack of attention, he pays his money and leaves them squabbling. Passing by a hardware store, he sees a display of razors called Safety. He enters and purchases one, and is so pleased with the easy manner of shaving that he wishes to be a public benefactor, and with the idea of conferring a great benefit on suffering mankind he sets forth to shave everybody, whether they desire it or not. After stopping to shave himself by the reflection of the back of a cab, there numbers among his subjects for experimenting a ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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21 December 1912 (USA)  »

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