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2. Earlier in this century the designation applied to a ladies'-man , a lover-boy only interested in casual romances.
(1) Jerry 'Babe' Stewart (Clark Gable) to his ex-girlfriend in No man of Her Own (1932): ' You know I'm a hit and run guy . Never gonna have to comb a girl out of my hair. I'm free, see? And ankle chains give me the jitters .'
(2) Capt. John Pringle (John Lund) to Phoebe Frost (Jean Arthur) in A Foreign Affair (1948): 'I'm just a hit and run boy , the kind you want is the kind you marry .'