- (Alfred) Da·mon [dey-muh n] /ˈdeɪ mən/, 1884–1946, U.S. journalist and short-story writer.
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Runyon was born in Kansas, after all, and his Times Square was a fantasy even in 1950.New York’s Greatest Show Or How They Did Not Screw Up ‘Guys and Dolls’
April 6, 2014
Forty-five years ago Runyon referred to Harold as "my good friend, the tall and stately columnist for the New York Mirror."
Everyone else wore one then, why didn't he, Runyon asked Harold.
"Because I do not look good in a hat," Runyon quoted Harold as replying.
“One of the best thing that Christians can do in our cities is throw really good parties,” Runyon said.The Neighboring Movement: A Simple, Radical Idea
May 5, 2013
Sylvia did not look at Runyon as he picked up his coat and hat and vanished.
They talked for a little while, Runyon bending down toward her.
Sylvia drew away from Runyon, not spasmodically, but as if she were moving in her sleep.
The orchestra played a prelude and then Runyon began to sing.
And she knew that from the beginning she had hoped that Runyon would appear.
- (Alfred) Damon . 1884–1946, US short-story writer, best known for his humorous tales about racy Broadway characters. His story collections include Guys and Dolls (1932), which became the basis of a musical (1950)
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