Damon Runyon

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Noun1.Damon Runyon - United States writer of humorous stylized stories about Broadway and the New York underground (1884-1946)
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05PM Paul Newman (below) and Robert Redford star as 1930s Chicago cardsharps in con-trick caper with eager nods to Damon Runyan.
BROADWAY, the Bronx and the Bowery probably never were populated with the gallery of loveable rogues and chancers that we encounter in the stories of Damon Runyan.
Dad says he got the name from a Damon Runyan character.
Written in the Damon Runyan mould, they bring a smile to the normally hard-headed gambling world.