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Midlands Wrestling

Faith Like Potatoes (2006)

Faith Like Potatoes (2006) Poster Rated 7.0 This inspiring true story of a rugged South African farmer, Angus Buchan, is set in the turbulent hills of the KZN Midlands. Angus' manic quest for material success is slowly transformed into a wild love for God and people, as he wrestles with faith, hope, natural disasters and tragic personal loss.

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The Delicia cinema, Gosta Green, on Feb 6th 1951, shot during the same period that the Main Building was under construction. The cinema opened on November 5, 1923 and closed in 1944. It later became a venue for wrestling (as shown on the banner in this photo) and then became home to the #BBC Midlands television studios, before they relocated to Pebble Mill. Aston University purchased the building in 1971 and today (2013) it houses the European Bioenergy Research Institute (EBRI).

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Snow

Snow by Aine Greaney Set in a one-street small town in the Irish midlands, Snow is a stylish portrait of Dolores, a young expatriate Irish woman who is suddenly summoned home from America to take care of her estranged and sick father. In her childhood home, Dolores wrestles with the push and pull between her new American life and her past life in Ireland. As she nurses her father back to health, she is beset by memories and caught between family loyalties and... #Irish #shortstory #fiction

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A news cutting of the old Delicia cinema in 1959. The cinema opened on November 5, 1923 and closed in 1944. It later became a venue for wrestling, and then became home to the #BBC Midlands TV studios (pictured here) before they relocated to Pebble Mill. Aston University purchased the building in 1971 and today (2013) it houses the European Bioenergy Research Institute (EBRI).

owa State’s Dan Gable takes on Northwestern’s Clyde Smith in the 150 lbs. finals of the 1970 Midlands. A much-anticipated rematch between Gable and Larry Owings, who handed Gable his lone collegiate loss coincidentally at McGaw Hall during the 1970 NCAA Championships, from the University of Washington was expected to happen in the finals of the 1970 Midlands, but NU’s Smith defeated Owings 6-3 in the quarterfinals. Gable won his fifth of six Midlands titles in 1970.

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2016 Jackrabbit Midlands Highlights

Zac Brunson (Illinois) vs Arsen Arshughyan (Ohio) -174lbs Midlands Wrestling Tournament

Midlands Championships at Northwestern - Wrestling Highlights

Michael Kemerer Beats Nebraska's Tyler Berger - Midlands Championships

Women in Love (1969)

Saw this probly 39 years ago-- maybe it's time to see it again. Directed by Ken Russell. With Alan Bates, Oliver Reed, Glenda Jackson, Jennie Linden. Britian's industrial Midlands in the 1920s. Gerald Crich and Rupert Berkin are best friends who fall in love with a pair of sisters Gudrun, a sculptress and Ursula Brangwen, a schoolteacher. Rupert marries Ursula, Gerald begins a love affair with Gudrun, and the foursome embarks upon a Swiss honeymoon. But the relationships take ...

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