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The Annotated Marx Brothers

The Annotated Marx Brothers: A Filmgoer's Guide to In-Jokes, Obscure References and Sly Details Paperback - by Matthew Coniam
The Annotated Marx Brothers: A Filmgoers Guide to In-Jokes, Obscure References and Sly Details  Have you ever watched a Marx Brothers film and wondered what habeas Irish rose is? What is the trial of Mary Dugan with sound? What is a college widow? When exactly did Don Ameche...
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The Music of the Marx Brothers

The Music of the Marx Brothers: A Bio-Discography of the Works of Groucho, Harpo, Chico, Gummo, and Zeppo Marx
Editorial Review of  The Music of the Marx Brothers: A Bio-Discography of the Works of Groucho, Harpo, Chico, Gummo, and Zeppo Marx  In the 1930s and 40s the Marx Brothers kept the world laughing in good times and bad with such screen classics as Animal Crackers, Duck Soup...
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Groucho: The Life and Times of Julius Henry Marx

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Book Description of  Groucho: The Life and Times of Julius Henry Marx  This definitive biography of one of the world’s greatest comedians unflinchingly yet affectionately uncovers the man behind the cigar.Here is the amazing career of the man the world recognized as Groucho: the improbable disasters of the...
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Hello, I Must Be Going

Hello, I Must Be Going: Groucho and His Friends - "Reading Hello, I Must Be Going is like really being there. And I should know. I love the book." - Zeppo Marx
Hello, I Must Be Going – Groucho and His Friends  Hello, I Must Be Going has a double meaning as the title of this biography of Groucho Marx.   In addition to being the theme song for his character Dr. Spaulding in Animal Crackers, it is also the theme for...
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Arthur Marx’s Groucho – A Photographic Journey

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Book review of Arthur Marx’s Groucho – A Photographic Journey Product description of Arthur Marx’s Groucho – A Photographic Journey  As the son of the world’s funniest comedian, Arthur Marx had an insider’s view of the ever-changing landscape of American entertainment. Arthur Marx’s GROUCHO offers never before seen images of...
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Love, Groucho: Letters From Groucho Marx To His Daughter Miriam

Love, Groucho: Letters From Groucho Marx To His Daughter Miriam
Description of  Love, Groucho: Letters From Groucho Marx To His Daughter Miriam  For everyone who still can’t get enough of this legendary wit (and excellent writer), here is an extraordinary collection of almost two hundred letters by Groucho Marx. Following a close filial relationship as it unfolds week...
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Groucho Marx and Other Short Stories and Tall Tales

Groucho Marx and Other Short Stories and Tall Tales: Selected Writings of Groucho Marx, An Updated and Expanded Edition
Editorial Review of  Groucho Marx and Other Short Stories and Tall Tales: Selected Writings of Groucho Marx, An Updated and Expanded Edition, courtesy of  Amazon.com  It makes sense that Groucho, master of the wise crack, a man who kept company with S.J. Perelman and George S. Kaufman, should...
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The Groucho Letters

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The Groucho Letters: Letters from and to Groucho Marx  The Groucho Letters – Letters to and from Groucho Marx is a collection of, well, letters sent by Groucho Marx.   If you like Groucho Marx’ acerbic sense of humor, you’ll love this.   One small example is  Groucho’s famous...
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Groucho and Me

Groucho and Me - the autobiography of Groucho Marx
Groucho and Me – the autobiography of Groucho Marx  Groucho and Me is a very entertaining autobiography of Groucho Marx, written by Julius Marx (Groucho’s real name).   Witty and entertaining, with piles of anecdotes, it’s well worth reading if you’re a fan of Groucho Marx – but...
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