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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'The race is not to the swift," we learn from scriptures, "nor the battle to the strong." But as Damon Runyan once wrote, that's the way to bet.
The others are Damon Runyan (Kieran O'Neill) and Kick On (Oisin Murphy).
Danica McKellar, Cameron Mathison and Damon Runyan star in the Valentine's movie.
The musical, based on Damon Runyan's tales of gangsters and missionaries, has been moved to Harlem in this co-production with Talawa Theatre.
'IT FEELS surreal,' Canadian actor Damon Runyan enthused, describing to the Inquirer his inclusion in the first History Con, which concluded yesterday at the World Trade Center Manila.
The musical takes us into the world of Damon Runyan who defined the gritty New York of popular perception -- a place populated by hoodlums and their dolls.
A vibrant explosion of energy, it captures all the colour of Damon Runyan's stories while adding polished choreography.
THE STING THE STING ITV4 1.05PM Paul Newman (below) and Robert Redford star as 1930s Chicago cardsharps in con-trick caper with eager nods to Damon Runyan. But it's Scott Joplin's ragtime piano everyone remembers.
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.