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[Wrestling TV show]: Red Bastien vs Mighty Atlas, Kostos Devails vs Sonny Meyers

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Film Identifier: F.2008-04-0046
Run Time
0h 25m 0s
Date Produced
Same as 2008-04-0048. 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 reel features two matches. The first is between the much lighter Bastien against the stronger Atlas, which Atlas wins with his patented Atlas hold (a variant of the sleeper hold). The second match is between the more athletic Meyers and the trickier Devails. Meyers overcomes his opponent with his Atomic drop, which is a variant of the back breaker. Though the opponents are mismatched the first is the more exciting of the two matches.
00:00 CU ring announcer, MS wrestlers in their corners, 00:33 Davis begins speaking over wrestlers meeting in middle before match, 01:12 match begins, MS Bastien being thrown to mat by Atlas, waistlock on Bastien, men exchange punches, bodyslam on Atlas, full nelson on Atlas, dropkick on Atlas, hammerlock on Bastien 05:00 Bastien stomping on Atlas feet to break hold to no avail, chinlock on Atlas, crowd boos when Atlas steps out of ring to avoid hold, headlock on Atlas, Atlas throws Bastien into ropes, CU Sleeper hold on Bastien, 09:44 Bastien submits 10:00 MS Bastien passed out on the mat, 10:44-10:48 yellow leader, CU ring announer, 11:12 Davis begins speaking over MS of wrestlers meeting in middle of ring before match, 12:02 match begins, wrist lock on Devails, headlock on Devails, CU Devails trying to break hold, MS Devails running out of ring to escape hold, 14:50 toehold on Myers, men tangled up in ropes, headlock on Meyers, wristlock on Myers, armlock on Devails 20:00 men exchange holds, legsplit on Devails, wristlock on Meyers, CU Devails stomping on Meyers’ fingers, MS Meyers punching Devails to the ground, bodyslams on Devails, atomic drop on Devails, Meyers wins match at 23:36, out 24:19
Imperial World Films
Main Credit
Imperial World Films (is production company)
Davis, Sylvia H. (is producer)
Davis, Russell (is director)
Additional Credits
Simms, Jimmy (is announcer)
Actors, Performers and Participants
Bastien, Red (is performer)
Mighty Atlas (is performer)
Moynihan, Roy (is participant)
Myers, Sonny (is performer)
Devails, Kostos (is performer)
Davis, Russell (is commentator)
Simms, Jimmy (is announcer)
Related Place
Chicago (production location of)