A Gentleman Sharper and Steelman Sharper single work   short story  
  • Author: Henry Lawson http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/lawson-henry
Issue Details: First known date: 1900 1900
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While staying in a city hotel for a spree, Steelman and Smith are targeted by a Gentleman Sharper from the Other Side. When the man tries to trick Steelman and Smith out of their wages he discovers he has met his match.

Adaptations

form y Steelman and Smith Cliff Green , Australia : ABC Television , 1980 7140680 1980 single work film/TV

'The heroes of this tale are professional itinerants — con men whose lifestyle is usually maintained at the expense of others. Steelman, the brains and manipulator, dominates the cringing Smith. After a series of misadventures Smith takes matters into his own hands for the first time and leaves Steelman high and dry. But he has not taken into account Steelman's tenacity.'

Source:

[Television guide], The Canberra Times, 1 February 1980, p.16.

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Works about this Work

Steelman and Smith Cliff Green , 1980 single work screenplay
— Appears in: Lawson's Mates 1980; (p. 58-104)
Steelman and Smith Cliff Green , 1980 single work screenplay
— Appears in: Lawson's Mates 1980; (p. 58-104)
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