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Does it have a name? What is it supposed to accomplish compared to a slap or a right hook to the same part of the face? It's commonly known as the ear clap, double ear clap, or thunderclap strike. It's a hand-to-hand technique that's meant to rupture the eardrum(s) of the opponent (which is of course painful) and disorient them (ears ringing, possible loss ...


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This can be seen in the 1929 movie The Cocoanuts by the Marx Brothers. The full movie can be seen on this site (The youtube version I found did not feature the full credits). In the initial scenes following the credits, there are several different beach scenes, and briefly at 3:12 into the video, you can see that it is an orchestra providing the music. ...


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