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James Garner’s “Skin Game” (Hey, not ALL blogs are about Real Estate!)

James Garner continues his western persona in the 1971 movie, “Skin Game”.  Set in 1857 during a controversial time in history when slavery and states rights in the west were up to votes and courts (Dred Scott supreme court case – not mentioned in the movie) Quincy Drew (Garner) and his side-kick, Jason O’Roarke (Lou Gossett Jr.) are running a scam (called a “game” by Quincy… “….it wasn’t until we came upon this little ol’ skin game that we started really cleaning up” ).  The scam involved selling and then stealing back a slave and the pair, both con men
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