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7 edition of The ballad of the Flim-Flam Man. found in the catalog.

The ballad of the Flim-Flam Man.

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Cape Fear River Valley (N.C.)
    • Subjects:
    • Swindlers and swindling -- Fiction,
    • Folk singers -- Fiction,
    • Cape Fear River Valley (N.C.) -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ4.O95 Bal, PS3565.W55 Bal
      The Physical Object
      Pagination277 p.
      Number of Pages277
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5942122M
      LC Control Number65012854
      OCLC/WorldCa1379009


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Scott, Michael Sarrazin and Sue Lyon, based on the novel The Ballad of the Flim-Flam Man by Guy Owen. The ballad of the Flim-Flam Man. by Guy Owen. 2 Want to read; Published by Macmillan in New York. Written in EnglishCited by: 1.

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The story of one man's struggle between religion and sex was critically well received, but its seriousness left Owen ready to write some lighter fiction. The Ballad of the Flim-Flam Man follows the comic adventures of an aging confidence man and his young AWOL sidekick in a thinly fictionalized Bladen County.

Mordecai Jones and the guitar playing Curley Treadaway were to become two of Owen's. Pocket Books of Canada Ltd., pages; "Meet Mordecai Jones The Flim-Flam Man.

He is the slickest-talking, fastest-moving Bible-toting, pointy-eared rogue in recent fiction. With a quicksilver tongue, the hands of a hillbilly Houdini, and a heart of pure larceny, this rascal leaves The ballad of the Flim-Flam Man. book trail of razzle-dazzle swindling that'd make a Park. texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection.

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The Flim-Flam Man (titled One Born Every Minute in some countries) is a American comedy film directed by Irvin Kershner, featuring George C. Scott, Michael Sarrazin, and Sue Lyon, based on the novel The Ballad of the Flim-Flam Man by Guy by: Jerry Goldsmith.

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Troy L. Kickler A poet and writer of many short stories, including the ones using the “Flim Flam Yarn” title, Guy Owen was launched into fame with comical and popular The Ballad of the Flim-Flam Man.

Flim-Flam Man book. Read 14 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. One frosty winter morning, Jennifer Vogel opened the newspaper and re /5. Originally published inthe story of Mordecai Jones, also known as "the flim-flam man," and Curley Treadway is an episodic tale filled with the local color of eastern North Carolina 40 years ago.

Back then, the eastern part of the state was a rural poor man's land without speedy highways, dependent upon tobacco for its economy/5. Genre/Form: Humorous fiction Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Owen, Guy, Ballad of the Flim-Flam Man.

New York, Macmillan []. Guy Owen, a North Carolina writer whose ''The Ballad of the Flim-Flam Man'' was made into a movie, died Wednesday in Rex Hospital. He was. Find The Ballad of The Flim-Flam Man [The Flim-Flam Man] (Original screenplay for the film) by Kershner, Irvin (director); William Rose (screenwriter); Guy Owen (novel); Jack Albertson, George C.

Scott (starring) -   Owen found his greatest acclaim as the author of The Ballad of the Flim-Flam Man, the tale of an aging confidence man. A bestseller, the book was adapted into a film in starring George C.

Scott. Mordecai Jones, the protagonist, appeared in two other books by Owen. Today Owen is also remembered for his courses at N.C. State. Genre/Form: Fiction Humorous fiction: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Owen, Guy, Ballad of the Flim-Flam Man. New York, Macmillan []. Flim-Flam Man and Other Stories Item Preview remove-circle Internet Archive Contributor Bladen County Public Library Language English.

Addeddate Internet Archive Books. American Libraries. Uploaded by admin-venus-jones on Ma SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: The Ballad of the Flim-Flam Man 16 copies, 1 review; Contemporary Southern Poetry 7 copies; The Flim-Flam Man and the Apprentice Grifter 5 copies; Journey for Joedel 5 copies; Flim-Flam Man Yarns and Other Cape Fear Stories 2 copies, 1 review; Season of Fear 2.

Michael Sarrazin plays Curley, a young man gone AWOL from the Army who soon makes the acquaintance of Mordechai (George C. Scott), a veteran confidence man.

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Donald Trump is Mordecai you are not familiar with the reference, we take you back to the mid ’s. George C. Scott played Jones in a film based on a novel, The Ballad of the Flim-Flam Man, by Guy Owen.

Movie poster for The Flim Flam Man. (Courtesy ). Framed around the six months Jennifer's father ran from the law, Flim-Flam Man vividly chronicles the police chase -- stakeouts, lie detector tests, even a segment on Unsolved Mysteries.

In describing her tumultuous life with John Vogel, Jennifer deftly examines the messy, painful, and almost inescapable inheritance one generation bequeaths to /5(11). More editions of Ballad of the Flim-Flam Man: Ballad of the Flim-Flam Man: ISBN () Hardcover, Ams Pr Inc, ; The Ballad of the Flim-Flam Man: ISBN () Softcover, Coast Creative Services, Fifty years ago the movie The Flim-Flam Man premiered, based on the comedic novel The Ballad of the Flim-Flam Man by NC State English professor Guy Owen ().

Owen, who was at the university from until his death, became a best-selling author, poet, and editor. The Guy Owen papers contain publicity material, including a screenplay, photographs, brochures, movie passes, and press releases related to the movie premiere of the film The Flim-Flam Man, based on Owen's book The Ballad of the Flim-Flam : Clarkton Cemetery, Clarkton, Bladen County.

The book was made into a movie in (The Flim-Flam Man) and was debuted at the Rowe Theatre in Elizabethtown on “Guy Owen Day” in Bladen County. The movie featured George C.

Scott and Michael Sarrazin, and the characters reappeared in two more books to “con” the greedy and gullible who only get what they deserve. The original Flim-Flam Man book out of print. Coastal Carolina Press had republished Guy Owen's "The Ballad of The Flim-Flam Man" inbut it is now out of print.

Used copies may still be found on Amazon or Barnes and Noble, however. This is, of course, the book upon which the movie was based. Ballad of the Flim-Flam Man Written by Dr. Troy L.

Kickler A poet and writer of many short stories, including the ones using the “Flim Flam Yarn” title, Guy Owen was launched into fame with comical and popular The Ballad of the Flim-Flam Man.

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In The Flim-Flam Man () it was Bonnie Lee Packard played by Sue Lyon in this film whilst Faye Dunaway played one of the title characters in the classic gangster movie Bonnie and Clyde ().

"I try to do something different every time. And I try not to do crap. Neither is easy in this business." - George C. Scott,in an interview with the New York Times during the production of The Flim-Flam Man. The Flim-Flam Man, a comedy about an irascible con artist working the small towns of the Deep South, was indeed Basso the Magnificent.

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