The great impostor laid open in a sermon at Grayes Inne, Febr. 2.1623. By Ios. Hall D.D.

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SeriesEarly English books, 1475-1640 -- 1104:1.
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Pagination[4], 63, [1] p.
Number of Pages63
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Ferdinand Waldo (Fred) Demara The Great Impostor Page 2 of 4 Fact Sheet # 41 Published by: The Friends of the Canadian War Museum He hinted that if the navy didn’t need him, the Army or RCAF would gladly accept him. During this stage of the Korean War, and with Canada's new NATO commitments, qualified medical officers.

This list looks at great impostors from history; men and women who pretended to be someone they were not. We have omitted people who merely assumed false names (such as Frank Abagnale and Frédéric Bourdin) and focused entirely on impostors who claimed to be someone famous (with rather incredible success in some cases).

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At various times, he was arrested for fraud, forgery, theft, embezzlement, and resisting arrest. Time after time, though, he would return to impersonate someone new. InDemara's story hit the big screen in the film "The Great Impostor," starring Tony Curtis.Ah, the story of Demara. I read about him in the book "The Confidence Game: Why We Fall for It Every Time" by Maria Konnikova [1].

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