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The Rise & Fall of ECW (2004)

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Abdullah the Butcher ...
Abdullah the Butcher (archive footage)
Donna Adamo ...
Elektra (archive footage)
Bill Alfonso ...
Himself (archive footage)
Mike Alfonso ...
Mike Awesome (archive footage)
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Himself (archive footage)
Afa Anoai ...
Afa (archive footage)
Sika Anoai ...
Sika (archive footage)
Scotty Antol ...
Scotty Anton (archive footage)
Bob Artese ...
Himself (archive footage)
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Konnan (archive footage)
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Himself (archive footage)
Nicole Bass ...
Nicole Bass (archive footage)
Salvatore Bellomo ...
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Chris Benoit ...
Himself (archive footage)
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A documentary on the rise and fall of cult wrestling federation ECW

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E-C-W! E-C-W! E-C-W a chant still heard in arenas around the world.

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Raven's Nest crucifying the Sandman took place at "ECW High Incident" on October 26, 1996. The show was released on home video, though the crucifixion was not included, and the footage went unseen until it was included here. See more »

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nm1025678 (Beulah McGillicutty) had posed for Penthouse Magazine sometime prior to arriving in ECW. However, because of WWE's business relationship with Playboy at the time of this DVD, nm0490873 had to say that she was a Playboy Playmate. For the record, Tommy Dreamer, real name Thomas Laughlin, is married to Trisa Hayes in real life. Yes, WWE made Dreamer lie about what magazine his wife had appeared in prior to her ECW debut. See more »

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Mick Foley: I believe, uh, Paul E. is one of the- one of the greatest minds in the history of wrestling.
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Referenced in WWF Raw: Episode #12.47 (2004) See more »

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Best Wrestling DVD I Have Ever Watched.....

Simply put, I absolutely LLOOVVEEDD it! this DVD was worth the time it took to track one down on eBay, as its sold out everywhere I've looked. This disc didn't prove ECW justice though, as nothing short of being there during it's prime would, but it comes damn near close!! It includes about 90% of the greatest moments in ECW history, but including every moment is an endless, impossible task. If you happen to come across it in stores, don't pass up the opportunity to purchase this excellent, historic DVD. In my eyes, this was the greatest wrestling DVD I have ever bought/watched, and my collection (1985-Present) is well into the hundreds!!! This has to be a must for any wrestling fan, past or present, young or even old. It's just that damn good!!!


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