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  Topic: Black Wrestler Ethel Johnson Gets Belated NY Times Obituary.
Ken Viewer

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PostForum: Eighties   Posted: Tue Nov 26, 2019 4:21 pm   Subject: Black Wrestler Ethel Johnson Gets Belated NY Times Obituary.
Ethel Johnson (Wingo) was Babs Wingo's sister and started wrestling circa 1950. It's been alleged Babs Wingo was effectively Moolah's -- Lillian Ellison's -- slave, in posts on the WCMB at times over ...
  Topic: Yohe's Movie Update
Ken Viewer

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Views: 316613

PostForum: Entertainment   Posted: Sun Nov 17, 2019 4:26 pm   Subject: Yohe's Movie Update
Login test post for Steve.

-jdw

Here's a request for the promotion of Steve to Chief Movie Critic of the Post-Film Era of Movies on The Other Arena. (I suspect he's already got that job for the ...
  Topic: "King Kong" Fans; "God Is My Co-Pilot" &
Ken Viewer

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PostForum: Entertainment   Posted: Tue Nov 12, 2019 2:56 pm   Subject: "King Kong" Fans; "God Is My Co-Pilot" &
For all the millions of original "King Kong" fans out there, alive, dead and uncertain, a non-fiction book about The Flying Tigers was published during World War II, and film rights were pur ...
  Topic: The Untold Story of Why King Kong Wrestled Some in 1933 Film
Ken Viewer

Replies: 0
Views: 248

PostForum: Entertainment   Posted: Tue Oct 08, 2019 1:19 pm   Subject: The Untold Story of Why King Kong Wrestled Some in 1933 Film
This is part of the true story of the original King Kong as a wrestling giant against them animals who look, to me, like various current politicians in drag, in the original film of the same name by t ...
  Topic: Yohe's Movie Update
Ken Viewer

Replies: 1186
Views: 316613

PostForum: Entertainment   Posted: Mon Sep 23, 2019 9:40 am   Subject: Yohe's Movie Update
Ken I was reacting to the clip, not your post.

I would go see just about any of the old films in 70MM, but the projector are hard to find. They seem to be able to do 70MM at the Cinamadome on Sunse ...
  Topic: Yohe's Movie Update
Ken Viewer

Replies: 1186
Views: 316613

PostForum: Entertainment   Posted: Mon Sep 23, 2019 9:20 am   Subject: Yohe's Movie Update


Steve Yohe wrote:
Could you see someone making PATTON today? It would be junk. The thing called "class" is gone.....it's a world in the "bush league". ---Yohe

Yohe will get ...
  Topic: Yohe's Movie Update
Ken Viewer

Replies: 1186
Views: 316613

PostForum: Entertainment   Posted: Mon Sep 23, 2019 8:52 am   Subject: Yohe's Movie Update
Guess we don't want to talk about 2018's remake of BEN HUR. Just one example.---Yohe

Of course we can talk about it. The director, from Kazakhstan, named, in an English translation, Timur Bekmam ...
  Topic: Yohe's Movie Update
Ken Viewer

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Views: 316613

PostForum: Entertainment   Posted: Sun Sep 22, 2019 2:03 pm   Subject: Yohe's Movie Update
Could you see someone making PATTON today? It would be junk. The thing called "class" is gone.....it's a world in the "bush league". ---Yohe

Steve, perhaps you misunderstood wha ...
  Topic: Yohe's Movie Update
Ken Viewer

Replies: 1186
Views: 316613

PostForum: Entertainment   Posted: Sun Sep 22, 2019 12:29 pm   Subject: With Hollywood Drowning in Junk; ReRelease "Patton"
I keep up with Steve's movie reviews because I find them more on-the-mark than what's available in my local daily newspapers. Nonetheless, there hasn't been a single movie released in the last year t ...
  Topic: Does Anyone Have Film of John Pesek Wrestling?
Ken Viewer

Replies: 1
Views: 581

PostForum: Eighties   Posted: Fri Jul 05, 2019 8:12 am   Subject: Does Anyone Have Film of John Pesek Wrestling?
I've been much more interested in Pesek as I've read more about the wrestling industry over the years and learned how long his career stretched, but hadn't located any leads on who had filmed him or w ...
  Topic: FILM: Joe Stecher Jobs to Gus Sonnenberg in Boston
Ken Viewer

Replies: 4
Views: 3986

PostForum: Eighties   Posted: Fri Apr 27, 2018 8:21 pm   Subject: FILM: Joe Stecher Jobs to Gus Sonnenberg in Boston
KHawk,

Even in 1930, when the above film was shot, most newsreels companies were still using silent cameras and shooting at 18-frames-per-second, which gives us the speeded-up look. It can be smoo ...
  Topic: FILM: Rudy Dusek Slams Man Mountain Dean; NYC: 1934
Ken Viewer

Replies: 6
Views: 3776

PostForum: Eighties   Posted: Fri Feb 02, 2018 9:51 am   Subject: FILM: Rudy Dusek Slams Man Mountain Dean; NYC: 1934
Steve,

I spend more time looking for, and reading, your wrestling-scholarship posts and movie reviews than I did going to hoard-sites I know of for the purpose of finding wrestling footage. Wrestl ...
  Topic: Yohe's Movie Update
Ken Viewer

Replies: 1186
Views: 316613

PostForum: Entertainment   Posted: Thu Dec 21, 2017 7:13 pm   Subject: Yohe's Movie Update
I was concerned that Disney, knowing Steve held a ticket to an opening-night showing of the new Star Wars movie, was holding him hostage until he showed them his review of the thing and, if it was neg ...
  Topic: New: Restored 1927 Version; "The King of Kings"
Ken Viewer

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Views: 1804

PostForum: Entertainment   Posted: Fri Dec 08, 2017 12:43 pm   Subject: New: Restored 1927 Version; "The King of Kings"
Due out any day now is a DVD containing a new restoration of Cecil B. DeMille's 1927 silent film -- with long-lost portions of footage shot in the beautiful final version of the 2-strip-Technicolor pr ...
  Topic: FILM: Rudy Dusek Slams Man Mountain Dean; NYC: 1934
Ken Viewer

Replies: 6
Views: 3776

PostForum: Eighties   Posted: Mon Nov 27, 2017 10:17 am   Subject: FILM: Rudy Dusek Slams Man Mountain Dean; NYC: 1934
John,

You're comparing apples and a ham sandwich. The thread with Weinstein in its name is a news-aggregation operation wherein I wanted to see if I still could follow and report on something that ...
 
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