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A machine which can shave a dozen men at the same time lathers the faces of a row of actors on an untransmitted pilot show for a proposed television series called 'Brainwaves', in which unusual inventions from the 19th century are recreated, 28th October 1960. The series, hosted by English comedian Eric Sykes (1923 - 2012), was never broadcast. (Photo by Ken Howard/BIPs/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

A machine which can shave a dozen men at the same time lathers the faces of a row of actors on an untransmitted pilot show for a proposed television series called 'Brainwaves', in which unusual inventions from the 19th century are recreated, 28th October 1960. The series, hosted by English comedian Eric Sykes (1923 - 2012), was never broadcast. (Photo by Ken Howard/BIPs/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)