Mirza Ebrahim Khan Sahhafbashi

Mirza Ebrahim Khan Sahhafbashi

Mirza Ebrahim Khan Sahhafbashi was a pioneering Iranian photographer and cinematographer.

In 1904, Mirza Ebrahim Khan Sahhafbashi opened the first movie theater in Tehran.

He was also the man who opened the first “Hamam Nomre” ( a kind of public shower with separate bathrooms ) in Iran. ( ref. History of Iran’s Cinema,By Jamal Omid.

In Abolqasem Rezaee’s quotes about his father, Mirza Ebrahim..)

See also

Persian cinema