Following the mental processes of an obsessed filmmaker producing a documentary film with short funding, a lotta heart and a highly unusual subject he once met when he was 11 years old.
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Jiu Jitsu adverts in Chicago in 1904
This advert is from the Chicago Tribune classified section, 1904, 35 years before Count Dante was born in 1939 and 64 years before his World's Deadliest Fighting Secrets was published Asian martial arts were already being touted as a self defense secret weapon.
By the time John Timothy Keehan is born in Chicago in 1939, jiu jitsu is almost a common word, used in contemporary speech and denoted awesome powers to disarm, wrap-up and break.