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Head over Heels: Remembering Wrestling at the Chase
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Head over Heels: Remembering Wrestling at the Chase tells the story of one of St. Louis’ most popular and longest-running local programs, KPLR-TV's Wrestling at the Chase. For many St. Louisans, the Saturday night live broadcasts and Sunday morning repeats became must-see TV. It also helped make St. Louis one of the premiere cities for this unique brand of over-the-top entertainment. Relive the antics of Lou Thesz, Cowboy Bob Orton, Ted DiBiase, Dick the Bruiser, King Kong Brody, and others.

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Head over Heels: Remembering Wrestling at the Chase

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The story of one of St. Louis’ most popular and longest-running local programs.

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How Sam Muchnick Helped Harry S. Truman Win | Head Over Heels Extras
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How Sam Muchnick Helped Harry S. Truman Win | Head Over Heels Extras
A wrestler gifts stolen beer to engineer Mike Dorman | Head Over Heels Extras
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A wrestler gifts stolen beer to engineer Mike Dorman | Head Over Heels Extras
Fan Darla Staggs meets wrestler Jack Brisco | Head Over Heels Extra
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Fan Darla Staggs meets wrestler Jack Brisco | Head Over Heels Extra
Wrestlers protect Mickey Garagiola during road rage incident | Head Over Heels Extras
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Wrestlers protect Mickey Garagiola during road rage incident | Head Over Heels Extras
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