Straight Or Curly 1930

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"Why do some women have straight hair and others curls?" asks an intertitle. C/U of the back of a woman's head. She has straight shoulder length hair. She turns her head and looks over her shoulder at the camera. We then see hair being combed. It looks like the back of a woman's head but suddenly the...



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