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ID
b92
Title
Italian Haircut
Genre
Story
Page Count
11
Word Count
1670
Publisher
John O'London's Weekly
Lilliput
Short Story Magazine
Publication Year
1936
Document Types
Comic Fiction
First-Person Narratives
Topics
Barbers


A humorous telling of the narrator's experience with an Italian barber, replete with Italian-English dialogue and the application of an electric device, ointment, and spirits to the author's scalp. In John O'London's Weekly (June 20, 1936), Something Short and Sweet (1937), Country Tales (1938), Country Tales (1940), Twenty Tales (1951), Elephant's Nest in a Rhubarb Tree & Other Stories (1989). Also in Lilliput (May 1938). An appearance in Short Story Magazine (Australia, #39 1947) was with the title "Haircut -- Italian Style."