Belgian Bloodies German Wrestler’s Nose

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     On May 21, 1915, the International Wrestling Tournament began in New York.  Samuel Rachman promoted the event as a way to showcase European Greco-Roman Wrestling Champion Alek Aberg.  Rachman believed Aberg was the natural successor to World Wrestling Champion Frank Gotch, who retired in 1913.      On the first day of the tournament, nationalistic feelings about World

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The House of Secrets (1936)

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     On October 28, 1936, Chesterfield Motion Picture Corporation released one of its last three films before merging with Republic Pictures.  Leslie Fenton starred in The House of Secrets (1936) about an American with an English mother, who inherited an English estate from a rich uncle.  Fenton plays Barry Wilding,  who finds the estate occupied by “a vicious dog,

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