Nathan Detroit, Harry the Horse, Dave the Dude, The Seldom Seen Kid and Benny Southstreet sprang from the imagination of Broadway-bedazzled newspaperman Damon Runyon, who died in 1946. His stories made it to Broadway as Guys and Dolls in 1950.
That’s 66 years ago. Yet it keeps turning up.
2nd Star Productions is about to do it again.
Why? Is it the names? The story? Or what?