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Why was the animal "Wolf" used in the title "The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)"?

I remember that in the tv series The Beverly Hillbillies (1962-1971) the Clampett's banker Milburn Drysdale would do anything to keep Jed's millions invested in his bank. Mr. Drysdale sometimes ...
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Why was the animal "Wolf" used in the title "The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)"?

Belfort seems to have given himself the nickname to sell his sensationalist book, according to Jordan's long time friend and former business partner, Danny Porush, who says that he never once heard ...
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Why was the animal "Wolf" used in the title "The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)"?

The earliest use of the phrase "Wolf of Wall Street" I found to describe a real person was David Lamar who conducted a series of different criminal activities in New York from 1893 until his ...
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Why was the animal "Wolf" used in the title "The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)"?

The name “The Wolf of Wall Street” was not originally coined by Jordan Belfort, but particularly by a journalist who covered his life and activities on Wall Street. The journalist who phrases it was ...
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Why was the animal "Wolf" used in the title "The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)"?

A quick trip to Wikipedia reveals The Wolf of Wall Street is a 2013 American biographical black comedy film co-produced and directed by Martin Scorsese and written by Terence Winter, based on Jordan ...
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