Huracan Ramirez_ Blue Demon and El Santo

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					Arena Coliseo
U.S. Pro Wrestlers, 1937
1. Wrestlers fought under pseudonyms,
often indexing regional or national
identities

2. Wrestlers fought as morally coded
characters. Matches normally pitted a
good guy against a bad guy.

3. The outcome of each match was decided
in advance (without the knowledge of the
audience)
Huracan Ramirez, Blue Demon and
           El Santo
Mediation
    ERA OF TELEVICENTRO

Televised broadcasts attracted cross-
class audience.

Televicentro events included well-dressed,
evidently well-heeled audience members

Pulled off the air in 1954
Arena Coliseo (interior)
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Photo: Lourdes Grobet
Artwork: Sergio Arau
SOCIAL WRESTLERS
Luchadores Sociales: Ecologista
   Universal, Super Animal,
  Superbarrio and Super Gay
Superbarrio
Ecologista Universal
TELEVISION PART 2
Hijo del Santo vs Negro Casas
Los Straitjackets
Mexican Wresling Federation (Mad
              TV)
Lucha Vavoom
Re-Re-RE- Signification
Coffee Shop Hijo del Santo,
  Condesa, Mexico, DF
Mama Lucha
Blue Demon (Hijo) and Full Throttle
         Energy Drink
IFE Ad
Yo, por eso, voy a votar por el PAN
              -Mistico
Superbarrio Gomez (with
 unidentified Zapatista)
El Santo and Blue Demon
  Hijo del Santo and Hijo de Blue
Demon at Mass Celebrating the 25   th

Anniversary of the Death of El Santo
Bronze Statue of El Santo Erected
         in Tepito 2006
Patada Volador
Divino Exotico
Super Gay
Superbarrio

				
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