The Minneapolis Wrestling Club (1998)

About the Film

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.


For licensing, film rights and permissions, contact John Lightfoot, the distributor Site-Specific Documentary, or Folkstreams.

Film Details

  • Film by: John Lightfoot
  • Produced by: John Lightfoot
  • Cinematographer: John Lightfoot
  • Sound: John Lightfoot
  • Editor: John Lightfoot with Steve Flynn (online editor)
  • Original Format: Film: 16mm
  • ©1998 John Lightfoot
  • 17 mins, Black & White
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