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[Wrestling TV show]: Chief Lone Eagle vs Great Jojo

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Film Identifier: F.2008-04-0027
Run Time
0h 13m 37s
Format
16mm
Color
B&W
Sound
Optical
Date Produced
1957
Abstract
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. The match up of a Native American versus a Mexican wrestler unleashes racially stereotypes from Davis. Lone Eagle defeats Jose with a bodyslam off the ropes.
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00:08 LS Jose in pancho and sombrero, Lone Eagle in headdress, ring announcer introducing wrestlers, racist comments from Davis, MS Jose in corner, bell at 02:33, grappling and holds, Jose tries to throw Eagle but Eagle switches into press on Jose, LS Jose lifts Eagle over ropes, MS wristlock takedown on Jose, LS, Jose into head scissor on Eagle, Jose press on Eagle, 05:00 Flying head scissors on Jose, Jose punches Eagle out of ring, Eagle jumps back in and does faux war dance, Full nelson on Eagle, Eagle slams Jose, CU Jose hammerlock on Eagle, LS Jose pins Eagle, MS Eagle punching Jose on ropes, Eagle armlock on Jose 10:00 Ref breaks hold, Jose punches Eagle against ropes, LS wristlock on Jose, shoulder lock on Jose, Jose throws Eagle out of ring, MS Eagle tries to reenter but gets punched out of ring again, Eagle bodyslam on Jose, Eagle pins Jose and wins fall and match at 12:41, out 13:27.
Distributors
Imperial World Films
Main Credit
Davis, Sylvia H. (is producer)
Davis, Russell (is director)
Imperial World Films (is production company)
Actors, Performers and Participants
Davis, Russell (is commentator)
Chief Lone Eagle (is performer)
Great Jo Jo (is performer)
Nicholas, Fred (is participant)
Byrnes, Bobby (is announcer)
Genre
Sports
Related Places
Chicago (production location of)
Chicago (production location of)