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|SHAMPOO ACTION VIDEOS
See guys lather up in this collection of videos found in the Shampoo Salon
The Donna Reed Show
Here are just a few examples of the many episodes of the series.
The Punishment pt1
The Punishment pt2
All Women Are Dangerous
The Chinese Horse
TV shows of the 50s were loaded with young boys wearing their hair with a perfectly combed side part and a wave in the front. And of course, heavily slicked down with lots of grease or tonic to make a wet shine in the bright TV lights. The Donna Reed Show featured Jeff Stone (played by Paul Peterson) who wore that ever so slick classic "cub scout" style. You may want to check out the rest of the Donna Reed series to see more of Jeff's hair style. (found many places on the web including YouTube) Other characters often appear in this series with well slicked hair.
The Middleton Family at the New York World's Fair
This classic Westinghouse video has many great showings of the classic slicked hair on the young Bud Middleton. He sports a very wet and slicked straight back style, typical of many more conservative youth of the post-depression era when the New York World's fair brought hope to millions. See it here in it's entirety. NOTE: To see the best image, be sure to click on the highest resolution option in the left column (MPEG4 being the best) for your internet connection once you are on the link below.
Teddy Boy Rockabilly Quiff
How I Butter My Hair Up
Afsheen loves his hair freekin' buttery. He is not shy when it comes to using Murray's Superior and Layrite. In this video, he works some in and brushes it straight back while keeping the top good and high.
Oldtime barbershop scene featuring Layrite.
Combing it Straight Back
A sneak preview of some combing action from shampooguys.com
Rappers Make Slicking Hip!
This is likely to be the first Rap tune ever on the subject of slicked back hair. The greased style is making a comback with the young generation.
Living the Slick Your Hair back Life
Setting a new slick trend in Rap music.
Van Damming 'n Greasin'
Van Damming is a new Hip Hop dance and the guys are doing it with a lot of grease and style! The entire song used in the above videos is played.
Be sure to check out this selection for some nice black and greasy hair combing.
This video uses the Real Media lug-in.
Barbers (ca. 1959-1960)
This film, made by the AFL-CIO, gives a detailed view of what barber and beauty shops were like before the 60s revolution turned them into Unisex Salons. No greasing action but lots of scenes in the shop. Let your imagination fill in the rest. The film is viewed on the Internet Archive website at: http://www.archive.org/details/Barbers1959 in several different formats.
Close Harmony (1942)
General Motors made this wartime film to explain why it was taking so long for factories to retool for war production. No greasing action but lots of scenes in a typical shop in the 1940s.Let your imagination fill in the rest. There is very degrading stereotypical protrayal of a black porter - typical of many films of that period and is included here for educational purposes. The film is viewed on the Internet Archive website at: http://www.archive.org/details/CloseHar1942 in several different formats.
The Westinghouse robot, "Elektromoto Man" can be heard here giving the barber instructions on how to cut his son's hair.
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