Masked Marvel Throws Berner

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Wrestling promoter Samuel Rachman created the International Wrestling Tournament in Spring 1915 to highlight the abilities of Aleksander “Alex” Aberg.  Aberg was the Russian Greco-Roman Wrestling Champion.  Rachman believed Aberg could beat any wrestler. Rachman also wanted to lure Frank Gotch, the last undisputed World Heavyweight Wrestling Champion, out of retirement to wrestle with Aberg.  Gotch wrestled George Lurich in

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Inspector Hornleigh Goes To It (1941)

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On May 17, 1941, Twentieth Century – Fox released the third and last Inspector Hornleigh feature film, Inspector Hornleigh Goes to It (1941).  The series blends comedy and crime drama to create a unique product.  Gordon Harker plays Inspector Hornleigh, while Alistair Sims reprises his role as Sgt. Bingham. The film opens with Inspector Hornleigh dictating his memoirs to Sgt.

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Lord Barrington Is Beaten Up

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Thief. Liar. Bigamist. Con Man. Murderer.  All accurate labels for one of the greatest charlatans to operate in St. Louis.  “Lord F. Seymour Barrington” was a bit of a local celebrity, if an extremely disreputable one, during 1903.  After conducting a bigamist marriage on the East Coast, “Lord Barrington” stole his wife’s trousseau and headed to St. Louis. When Barrington

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Remember to Recover

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I haven’t written an update about my workout program for a while but I’ve made some changes over the past few weeks.  The changes were to maximize recovery and improve mobility.  These changes will be particularly helpful for mature lifters. I noticed my joints were getting tighter a few months ago.  For the past two years, I’ve primarily been following

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