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    Unused / unissued material -

    Trick Comedy film - Fat and Lean Wrestling Match (1901). Georges Méliès

    Two women wrestlers fight then take bow on stage they then change into men who start wrestling, one of the wrestlers pulls the other apart and throws the pieces around the stage, the pieces reform and they start to wrestle again. The two women wrestlers reappear and take their bows before disappearing again into the air. The two men walk off the stage.

    A fat wrestler and a thin wrestler then start a bout. The fat wrestler falls on the thin one flattening him into the ground he is then folded up but reforms and jumps onto the fat wrestler who explodes into small pieces. The fat wrestler reforms and chases his thinner opponent off the stage.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:27:00 / 01:40:55:00
    UN 1 B (V)
    Sort Number:
    UN 0001 B (V)
  • Appears in...

    Entertainment & Humour
    early clips Women Fighters Early Trick Films eisteddfod The Rotund History of Comedy Wrestling Competitions The 1890s
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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