https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Damon_Runyon

Alfred Damon Runyon was an American newspaperman and short-story writer. He was best known for his short stories celebrating the world of Broadway in New York City that grew out of the Prohibition era. To New Yorkers of his generation, a "Damon Runyon character" evoked a ...

https://www.denverpost.com/2007/07/05/runyon-characters-the-essence-of-his-stories/

Jul 5, 2007 ... One thing I always have admired about Damon Runyon – whose first big success , the story collection “Guys and Dolls,” marks its 75th ...

https://www.baltimoresun.com/news/bs-xpm-1994-03-20-1994079188-story.html

Mar 20, 1994 ... Even back then, when he was still creating with words the enchanted Broadway that would become internationally celebrated through Frank ...

https://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=113485726

Oct 4, 2009 ... RAZ: Author Jimmy Breslin wrote a biography of Damon Runyon. He says Runyon based characters like Sky and Nathan on people he actually ...

https://www.britannica.com/biography/Damon-Runyon

May 6, 2019 ... Damon Runyon, in full Alfred Damon Runyon, (born October 1880?, ... an unusual and colourful style, he produced such characters as Joe the ...

https://www.talkinbroadway.com/talkin/runyon.html

But all this wasn't Damon Runyon's Broadway. ... There's magic in the fantastic names he gave his Broadway characters -- Madame La Gimp, Harry the Horse, ...

https://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Creator/DamonRunyon

Damon Runyon (1880–1946) is an American journalist and author, best ... Even Evil Has Standards: Runyon's characters are criminals, but there are lines they ...

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0750357/

Damon Runyon, Writer: Guys and Dolls. Born out ... Represent Damon Runyon? ... created 28 Jun 2013. list image · National Film Registry Writers. a list of 1278 people ... 1954 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series) (characters - 1 episode).

https://www.nytimes.com/2009/03/01/weekinreview/01runyon.html

Feb 28, 2009 ... In Damon Runyon's short stories of New York in the Great ... His characters were the inspiration for the Frank Loesser musical “Guys and Dolls,” ...

https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2009/03/02/talk-it-up

Feb 22, 2009 ... Damon Runyon's guys and dolls. ... It seems that one spring day, a character by the name of Nicely-Nicely Jones arrives in a ward in a hospital ...