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LES CATCHEURS

Aug. 13, 1962
Aug. 13, 1962

Table of Contents
Aug. 13, 1962

Ingo's Forecast
Vim And Vigah
  • Everyone who has ever visited a bowling alley knows what it sounds like, and practically every bowler knows what it feels like, but only pictures taken with a repetitive strobe flash can show with accuracy what it looks like when you bowl a perfect STRIKE...OR MISS.

Jumping
Master Of Hog Heaven
Baseball's Week
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

LES CATCHEURS

In France professional wrestling is called 'le catch' and, largely because of such flamboyant 'catcheuses' and 'catcheurs' as The Pantheress (below) and Beautiful Bobby Duranton (with his valet Firmin, right), it has caught on. In Paris alone there are seven wrestling arenas where, amid predictable showers of tomatoes, guaranteed riots and flailing handbags, pure and honest spirits flatten black hearts in Gallic morality plays.

This is an article from the Aug. 13, 1962 issue Original Layout

Kamamikaze, The Suicidal Jap (right), is a baddy. The White Angel (left) is a good one. When the Angel removed his mask for the first time in Paris, middle-aged women wept. Carried away, the Angel unmasked all over France to diminishing tears. Said one annoyed fan: "It isn't a sport anymore, it's a striptease."

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