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A candid-camera view of professional wrestling as seen in the Montréal Forum, where some of the biggest bouts are staged, and in back-street wrestling parlors where the warriors practice their art. Nothing escapes the probing camera as well-muscled tyros grapple, punch, squirm, roar and grimace, adding their own variations of showmanship to amuse and excite the crowd. In French with English subtitles.

1961, 27 min 47 s

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Honourable Mention
Annual Robert Flaherty Film Seminar
June 18 to 28 1962, New York - USA

Silver Plaque - Second Prize - Category: Documentary
Electronic, Nuclear and Teleradio cinematographic Review
June 11 to 24 1962, Rome - Italy

Blue Ribbon Award - Category: Sports, Recreation, Physical Education
Itinerant - American Film and Video Festival
April 25 to 28 1962, New York - USA

Diploma of Honour
International Sports Film Festival
February 25 to March 3 1962, Cortina d'Ampezzo - Italy