I had to check it out.Johnny Come Lately (1943):
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An unemployed James Cagney is sitting in a park in a small, late 19th century American town idly reading Dickens and dry shaving with a straight razor.
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An old woman warns him the police will arrest him for vagrancy and put him on a chain gang for two months.
He keeps reading Dickens and winds up before a judge. The widow lady bails him out, gives him a job and puts him up.
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In the bathroom he finds a set of straight razors, one for each day of the week, and asks a bemused Hattie McDaniel through the door what day it is. Why do you want to know in the bathroom, she asks.
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If the police found Cagney in a park holding an open straight razor in 21st century America, they would shoot first and ask questions later.