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The Minneapolis Wrestling Club

Film by John Lightfoot
Produced by John Lightfoot
Cinematographer: John Lightfoot
Sound: John Lightfoot
Editing: John Lightfoot with Steve Flynn (online editor)
Copyright: 1998 John Lightfoot
17 minutes, Black and White
Original format: Film: 16mm, 1998
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The Minneapolis Wrestling Club is a 16mm documentary film about four old-school, Midwestern professional wrestlers. With roots in vaudeville and the carnival sideshow, early professional wrestlers were a rare combination of athlete, circus performer and thug.

Featuring: Joe Snyder, "The Texas Midget", Sodbuster Kenny Jay, Stan "Krusher" Kowalski, and Eddie Sharkey.