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[Wrestling TV show]: Legs Langevin vs Bobby Managoff

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Film Identifier: F.2008-04-0039
Run Time
0h 25m 0s
Date Produced
circa 1958
An episode of a syndicated wrestling show shot at Chicago’s International Amphitheatre. Shot live on film with three-camera coverage, it features a witty and entertaining narration from announcer Russ Davis. Hometown boy and crowd favorite Managoff easily dispatches the French-Canadian Langevin (aka Bob “Legs Langevin) in two straight falls.
00:08 CU ring announcer introducing wrestlers, wrestlers in their corners signing autographs, 00:41 MS Davis begins speaking over wrestlers meeting in middle of ring, 01:14 match begins, armlock on Langevin, wristlock on Managoff, karate chop to Legs, 4:45 headlock on Legs, crowd goes wild when Managoff applies another headlock on Legs, hammerlock on Managoff, waistlock on Managoff, CU Legs choking Managoff in the corner, MS bodyslam on Legs, full nelson on Legs, 09:50 bodyscissors on Legs, shoulder stand on Managoff, Davis complaining that the cameramen don’t have the shot in focus, headlock on Managoff, bodyslams and dropkick on Legs, 14:22 Managoff wins the first fall with a reverse bodypress, 15:05-15:19 yellow leader, 16:34 second round begins with Legs pleading not to be hit, Legs gets tied up in the ropes, dropkick on Legs, headlock on Legs, Davis asks Managoff to hurry up and win the match because there isn’t much film left, headscissors on Managoff 19:20 leglock on Legs, Legs roughs up Managoff in the corner of the ring, kneelift on Legs, bodyslam on Legs, Managoff wins the match at 21:02, out 21:45
Imperial World Films
Main Credit
Imperial World Films (is production company)
Davis, Sylvia H. (is producer)
Davis, Russell (is director)
Actors, Performers and Participants
Langevin, Legs (is performer)
Managoff, Bobby (is performer)
Davis, Russell (is commentator)
Wayland, Ed (is participant)
Blake, Ed (is announcer)