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Damon Runyon

Damon Runyon

Added by yongli on 08/15/2016 - 16:02, last changed on 05/10/2020 - 01:07
Damon Runyon (1880–1946) was a newspaperman, political reporter, author, screenwriter, and playwright in the early 1900s. Best known for his work after leaving Colorado, particularly Guys and Dolls , Runyon was a prolific writer during his time in Colorado, working for many of the state’s...

Jack Dempsey

Added by yongli on 10/28/2021 - 14:03, last changed on 10/28/2021 - 14:03
William Harrison “Jack” Dempsey (1895–1983) was the US heavyweight boxing champion from 1919 to 1926 and a major American sporting icon of the twentieth century. Nicknamed “The Manassa Mauler” after his Colorado hometown, Dempsey was so popular that he helped remake sports into mass spectator...
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