History Creator / DamonRunyon

26th Dec '17 9:00:27 PM Mdumas43073
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Damon Runyon (18801946) is an American journalist and author, best known for his short stories about the colorful gamblers, gangsters and hustlers of UsefulNotes/NewYorkCity in the early part of the twentieth century. His stories are narrated in the first person by an anonymous narrator with a distinctive slang-laced style that avoids the use of contractions, or [[PresentTenseNarrative past and future tense]].

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Damon Runyon (18801946) is an American journalist and author, best known for his short stories about the colorful gamblers, gangsters and hustlers of UsefulNotes/NewYorkCity in the early part of the twentieth century. His stories are always narrated in the first person by an anonymous narrator with a distinctive slang-laced style that avoids the use of contractions, or [[PresentTenseNarrative past and future tense]].
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Damon Runyon (1880 1946) is an American journalist and author, best known for his short stories about the colorful gamblers, gangsters and hustlers of UsefulNotes/NewYorkCity in the early part of the twentieth century. His stories are narrated in the first person by an anonymous narrator with a distinctive slang-laced style [[PresentTenseNarrative that avoids past and future tense]].

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Damon Runyon (1880 1946) (18801946) is an American journalist and author, best known for his short stories about the colorful gamblers, gangsters and hustlers of UsefulNotes/NewYorkCity in the early part of the twentieth century. His stories are narrated in the first person by an anonymous narrator with a distinctive slang-laced style that avoids the use of contractions, or [[PresentTenseNarrative that avoids past and future tense]].


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13th Oct '17 12:03:17 AM PaulA
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* ''Film/PocketfulOfMiracles''
12th Oct '17 9:12:35 PM Pren
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* ''Bloodhounds of Broadway'', an ill-advised adaptation of four different stories smashed together. Most notable for Music/{{Madonna}} playing a nightclub singer in the middle of her ill-fated attempt to become a respectable actress.
12th Oct '17 9:10:48 PM Pren
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* VerbalTic: No one uses contractions. ''Ever''.
23rd Oct '16 1:50:46 AM PaulA
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* FriendToAllChildren: Runyon's characters are a hard-bitten bunch, but they rally around fast when a child is in need [[spoiler: in "Little Miss Marker,"]] and in [[spoiler: "Gentlemen, the King!"]] they refuse a lucrative murder contract when they find out that the target is a child.

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* FriendToAllChildren: FriendToAllChildren:
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Runyon's characters are a hard-bitten bunch, but they rally around fast when a child is in need [[spoiler: in "Little Miss Marker,"]] and in [[spoiler: Marker".
** In
"Gentlemen, the King!"]] they King!", the characters refuse a lucrative murder contract when they find out that the target is a child.
22nd Oct '16 10:55:06 PM Eoppen
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* FriendToAllChildren: Runyon's characters are a hard-bitten bunch, but they rally around fast when a child is in need [[spoiler: in "Little Miss Marker,"]] and in [[spoiler: "Gentlemen, the King!"]] they refuse a lucrative murder contract when they find out that the target is a child.
9th Jul '15 2:26:55 PM jamespolk
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* ''Film/LittleMissMarker'', an early hit for ShirleyTemple.

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* ''Film/LittleMissMarker'', an early hit for ShirleyTemple.
Creator/ShirleyTemple.
31st May '15 2:43:42 PM Alberich
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* TakeMeOutAtTheBallGame: The climax of "Undertaker Song." A character at the big Harvard-Yale is mistaken for a Harvard supporter in a red scarf, but in fact his throat's been cut.

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* TakeMeOutAtTheBallGame: The climax of "Undertaker Song." A character at the big Harvard-Yale game is mistaken for a Harvard supporter in a red scarf, but in fact his throat's been cut.
31st May '15 2:42:33 PM Alberich
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Many of his stories are available at [[http://gutenberg.net.au/ebooks11/1100651h.html Project Gutenberg Australia]].
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