Long Story Short with Leslie Wilcox

Long Story Short with Leslie Wilcox - Ed Francis

Special | 26m 15s

Leslie Wilcox talks story with "Gentleman" Ed Francis, a legend in Hawaii's pro wrestling world. Francis was a household name in the 1960s and 1970s, during the heyday of 50th State Big Time Wrestling. He recalls growing up in Chicago in the midst of the Great Depression, how wrestling facilitated his move to Hawaii and a life-threatening riot at Honolulu's Civic Auditorium.

Aired: 04/08/13

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

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