What is a Bookie doing in the Dirty Mind of Young Sally (1973)?

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I'm addressing this question to the ADULT members of this community, only.

I saw recently the full movie, [tt0065643], and researched IMDb and the net about it. The only reference to a Bookie appears in IMDb, as the character of [nm0723830], a person with a long filmography but whom I was not able to identify by his face. 

The story has no place for a Bookie in the usual meaning of the word, and no character has that name in the dialogue. 

Wrong character name?

Wrong identification of the Actor?
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Hello Artemis-9
The only way to check this is for someone to sit through the film. 
 
He is already credited as: 
Jefferson Richard ... Bookie (uncredited) 
So he isn't shown in the credits. The only way to check him is to watch the film (good luck) 
 
    Steve
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As I said in my initial post, «I saw recently the full movie», and I can add now, twice.

There are a number of uncredited actors, most I was able to confirm via net sources, but not this one.
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In that case, you should sumbit a deletion request saying that he can't be seen in it. 
 
    Steve
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I'm sorry if my question was not clearly formulated in the beginning.

I do not know Jefferson Richard's face, and did not find his photo on the net. The film has various characters that could be him - the Police Captain, two policemen in uniform, a bearded man at the beach, a man in a bedroom with a mustache... 

So, I'm not in position to declare that Jefferson Richard was not one of those characters. It's mostly up to him, or someone who knows him and watch the film, to help us clear the point I raised.

Thank you.
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Isn’t a bookie someone who takes bets. Usually at a race-track?

But if you can’t identify him, even when (or if) he is ever on screen. Then there’s not much that you can do about it.

Steve
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Artemis: In my opinion, since you have watched the movie and found no indication that any of the characters was supposed to be a bookie nor was any reference made in the dialogue to any character being a bookie, you should submit a request to delete Jefferson Richard's cast listing as Bookie (uncredited) for this film.

The guidelines for uncredited credits at https://help.imdb.com/article/contribution/filmography-credits/i-worked-on-a-title-but-did-not-recei...# say:
For acting/on-screen appearances you must provide a character name (e.g. "John") or role (e.g. "Jury Member"). Submissions with an empty character field or with descriptions like "lead", "supporting", "featured", "background", "extra" or "bit-part" will automatically be discarded.
In my opinion, a role that doesn't serve to identify a person in the film is not useful for this purpose. For example, suppose someone wanted to get their uncredited role in Gandhi (1982) listed, but submitted their role as "Man at Funeral". Well, that wouldn't really help us much in finding the person in the movie, because there were hundreds of thousands of extras in the funeral scene in Gandhi. By the same token, a character description that doesn't correspond to anything that can be seen or heard on screen, like "Bookie" in this case, shouldn't be acceptable as a role listing for an uncredited person.

So I would say to delete Jefferson Richard's uncredited credit as Bookie. If he was really in the film, then he, or anyone who knows what role he played in the film, can re-submit the uncredited role later, with a proper role description that enables viewers to identify him in the film.