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  1. yellow Junior Member

    Castellano - Argentina
    Hello!

    -W high-low-Jick-Jack-Jenny and the bean-gun.

    My version:
    -Pensábamos quedarnos y jugar a las cartas y a....

    I'm not sure... I can't find any references at all.
    Please help!! :(
     
    Last edited: Jun 11, 2009
  2. Dlyons

    Dlyons Senior Member

    Dublin
    English - Ireland
    I think you should leave it untranslated.

    The game is more often known as "Jick, Jack, Ginny and the Bean Gun" but there's very little online about it.

    It's mentioned in "The Hollywood Posse: The Story of a Gallant Band of Horsemen Who Made Movie History" by Diana Serra Cary. The print edition can be bought from Amazon.

    "High-low" is a standard variation of many card games - both the best hand and the worst hand are entitled to a share of the pot.
     
    Last edited: Jun 11, 2009
  3. yellow Junior Member

    Castellano - Argentina
    Thank you so much! :)
     
    Last edited: Jun 11, 2009
  4. Dlyons

    Dlyons Senior Member

    Dublin
    English - Ireland
  5. movieguyone New Member

    English
    Rent the excellent John Ford western "Wagon Master". Actor Ben Johnson's cowboy character mentions this oddly-named card game near the beginning of that movie. "High-Low-Jick-Jack-Jenny-and-the-Bean-Gun": what a name!
     

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