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Sputnik, masked men, and midgets

Ron Hall

Sputnik, masked men, and midgets

the early days of Memphis wrestling

by Ron Hall

  • 159 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Shangri-la Projects in Memphis, TN .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wrestling,
  • Pictorial works,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRon Hall ; [introduction by Jerry "The King" Lawler]
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV1198.13.T2 H35 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination197 p. :
    Number of Pages197
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24913615M
    ISBN 109780966857535
    LC Control Number2009926753

      Sputnik, Masked Men and Midgets: The Early Days of Memphis Wrestling. Available in local bookstores as well Sun Studios, the Rock & Soul Museum, and Goner Records on Tuesday. Book-related events. At 2 p.m. Sept. 19, Shangri-La Records ( Madison Ave.) is hosting a release party for author Ron Hall.   Ron Hall's new book, Sputnik, Masked Men, and Midgets: The Early Days of Memphis Wrestling, is one of the best collections of black and white sports photos I've ever seen and a hell of a lot of fun.

      Ron Hall's new book Sputnik, Masked Men, and Midgets: The Early Days of Memphis Wrestling, is one of the best collections of black and white sports photos I've ever seen and a hell of a lot of : John Branston. Rock 'n Roll Warrior! 1 autographed copy of each of Ron Hall's books: Playing for a Piece of the Door: A History of Garage & Frat Bands, ; The Memphis Garage Rock Yearbook; Sputnik, Masked Men, & Midgets: The Early Days of Memphis Wrestling; plus an autographed copy of Memphis: The Rock 'n Roll Years & you will be thanked in the front of the book.

    The surprising answer is in a book with a more surprising title: "Sputnik, Masked Men and Midgets: The Early Days of Memphis Wrestling", by Ron Hall (Shangri-La Projects). B Memphis Heat which was based on the superb photo book Sputnik, Masked Men and Midgets this documentary covers the Memphis grappling scene from the 60s until the mid 80s. Jerry "the King" Lawler, "Superstar" Bill Dundee, Jerry Jarrett, Sputnik Monroe and many others share some personal memories about several key moments in the territory.


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Morte Sputnik Monroe hoisting a dainty cup of tea whist smoking a stogie. Hott Rodd. Sputnik, Masked Men, and Midgets / Memphis Wrestling History / Memphis Heat!!. Scrollable Image I've got no magazine scans for this post, but I wanted to follow up my last entry with a short post recommending a recent book (front cover above) that probably nudged me to put that last post together, Ron Hall's Sputnik, Masked Men, and Midgets.

Sputnik, Masked Men, and Midgets Memphis historian Ron Hall spent over four years documenting Sputnik insanity of Memphis wrestling from the early s until the late s–from Sputnik Monroe to Jackie Fargo to Jerry Lawler, Plowboy Frazier, & Tojo Yamamoto and everyone in between.

Sputnik, Masked Men, & Midgets: The Early Days of Memphis Wrestling features approximately images from s until the heyday of the late s of Memphis wrestling.

Fans of wrestling will see never before published images of the Swedish Angel, Mario & Spider Galento, Sputnik Monroe, Jackie Fargo, Len Rossi, Don & Al Greene, Tojo Yamamoto, Jerry the King Lawler, Bill.

Memphis historian Ron Hall spent over four years documenting the insanity of Memphis wrestling from the early 's until the late 's - from Sputnik Monroe to Jackie Fargo to Jerry Lawler, Plowboy Frazier, Tojo Yamamoto, and more.

This book also includes a must-have bonus CD with some of wrestling's rarest music tracks from Sputnik Monroe, Jackie Fargo, Len Rossie, and. Sputnik Monroe. Thumbing through the pages of Sputnik, Masked Men, and Midgets makes for hours of fun, whether you’re a true fan of the “King of Sport,” or just another one out for kicks on a Monday night, when the Mid-South league used to hold matches.

Sputnik might be as close as you can get now to the real thing. If you are a fan of old school Memphis Wrestling -- or simply a student of wrestling history -- then Sputnik, Masked Men, and Midgets: The Early Days of. After four years of research, Shangri-la Projects is thrilled to announce the release of the greatest book on wrestling ever.

We give you Ron Hall’s Sputnik, Masked Men, & Midgets: The Early Days of Memphis Wrestling to be released September, !!. Jerry Lawler, circasmokes the competition; from the book -Sputnik, Masked Men & Midgets: The Early Days of Memphis Wrestling- by Ron Hall No credit Fullscreen.

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Ron Hall $ - $ Popular. Book Overview Sputnik, Masked Men, & Midgets: The Early Days of Memphis Wrestling features approximately images from s until the heyday of the late s of Memphis wrestling.

There’s a new book out, Sputnik, Masked Men, and Midgets: The Early Days of Memphis Wrestling. It’s published by Shangri-La Projects, the same folks who put out several great books about Memphis Music. They were nice enough to send me a media copy, so here’s a review.

The book opens with a photo gallery of early Memphis wrestling in the s and s.  Sputnik, Masked Men, and Midgets    Ron Hall's over the top coffee table book that inspired Memphis Heat: The True Story of Memphis Wrasslin'.

Includes a bonus CD of some of Memphis' rarest wrestling music tracks by Sputnik Monroe, Jackie Fargo, Handsome Jimmy Valiant, and others!.This is a new book hot off the presses from Shangri-La Projects, "Sputnik, Masked Men & Midgets" by Ron Hall. This book pictures the early days of Memphis wrestling when Sputnik Monroe, Jackie Fargo, and Jerry Lawler reigned.

Featured in this page soft cover book are over images of every baby-face, heel, jabroni, midget wrestler, women.Referee Jerry Calhoun helped promote Sputnik, Masked Men, and Midgets: the Early Days of Memphis Wrestling book! Great Xmas Party with the Dirty Streets, Glorie and DJs Buck Wilder and the Hook-Up!

The short-lived Memphis Pops Fest, but look at that killer bill – wow!