Cartoons: A Little Off the Top

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Barber holds a leveling tool to a man's hairline to make sure the top is completely flat.
Frank O’Neal
September 29, 1951
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Barber holds a mirror to the back of a bald man's head to show him how that side looks.
“O.K.”
Herbert Goldberg
August 16, 1952
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Barber begins to talk as he lays a sheet over his customer.
“Good morning, sir. As I was saying the last time you were here…”
David Engdon
July 21, 1951
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An excited barber recounts his war story to his customer in a very animated fashion, giving the man a very close shave in the process.
“There we were, 8000 feet over Saipan when —z-o-o-m — down comes this Zero, machine guns blaze…”
Don Tobin
February 10, 1951
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A self-absorbed man with a pencil in his ear tells his barber how to cut his hair — and to sharpen the pencil.
“Trim the sides, a little off the top, and sharpen the pencil.”
John Dempsey
January 27, 1951
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A barber follows his customer out his shops door as he finishes up the conversation, brushing loose hair off the mans shoulders.
“—well, to cut a long story short…”
S. Trachtenberg
December 8, 1951
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  2. I think ‘war time flashback’ (#4) here, takes the cake with that barber and those Wahl clippers!! What a TERRIBLE time, place and way to come in for a landing; good grief! The air trail, facial expressions, flying hair, all of it! Priceless I say! Thank you!

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