Catch Me If You Can

DESCRIPTION: A man -- sometimes a soldier -- seduces a pretty girl. She asks his name. He answers "Catch-me-if-you-can." He leaves, sometimes for service overseas. Her parents either catch him or he escapes overseas and the girl has a baby.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1905 (Reeves-Circle)
KEYWORDS: seduction sex virginity abandonment manhunt childbirth father mother soldier
FOUND IN: Britain(England(South))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Reeves-Circle 20, "Catch Me If You Can" (1 text)
Wiltshire-WSRO Wt 329, "Catch Me If You Can" (1 text)

Roud #1028
File: ReCi020

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