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A Girl in Every Port

A Girl in Every Port (1952) starring Groucho Marx, William Bendix, Marie Wilson Editorial review of A Girl in Every Port, courtesy of Amazon.com Groucho Marx’s last leading role sees him deploying all his patented patter and double-talk as a Navy lifer out to save a pal from...
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Double Dynamite

Double Dynamite, starring Groucho Marx, Jane Russell, Frank Sinatra
Double Dynamite (1951) starring Groucho Marx, Jane Russell, Frank Sinatra  Double Dynamite is a romantic comedy, with poor bank clerk Johnny Dalton (Frank Sinatra) wants to marry his true love, and fellow bank teller, Mildred Goodhug (Jane Russell) — but can’t afford it. His friend, Emil (Groucho Marx)...
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Copacabana

Copacabana (1947) starring Groucho Marx, Carmen Miranda
Copacabana (1947) starring Groucho Marx, Carmen Miranda Synopsis for Copacabana A zany agent books a Brazilian bombshell again, as a French singer, in the same club on the same night. Editorial review of Copacabana courtesy of Amazon.com  Happily, Groucho is still Groucho in his first post-Marx Brothers movie, and that’s...
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Love Happy

Love Happy starring the Marx Brothers (Groucho, Chico, Harpo), Vera-Ellen and Marilyn Monroe
 Love Happy  starring the Marx Brothers (Groucho, Chico, Harpo), Vera-Ellen and Marilyn Monroe Synopsis of Love Happy  Private-Eye Sam Grunion is reminiscing via flashbacks back to his famous case involving the Romanoff diamonds.   It begins with Harpo taking food from the rich for the poverty-stricken, starving troupe in...
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Monkey Business, starring the Marx Brothers

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Monkey Business, starring Groucho Marx, Chico Marx, Harpo Marx, Zeppo Marx, Thelma Todd  In Monkey Business, Groucho, Harpo, Chico and Zeppo are four stowaways on board ship, destined for the United States of America. After being discovered hiding in barrels (and singing Sweet Adeline), they are pursued by the ship’s crew, to...
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Duck Soup

DVD Review of Duck Soup, starring Groucho Marx, Chico Marx, Harpo Marx, Zeppo Marx, Margaret Dumont Overview of Duck Soup, starring Groucho, Chico, Harpo, Zeppo  When asked to explain the movie title, Groucho said, “Take two turkeys, one goose, four cabbages, but no duck, and mix them together....
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The Cocoanuts, starring the Marx Brothers

Review of The Cocoanuts, starring Groucho Marx, Chico Marx, Harpo Marx, Zeppo Marx, Margaret Dumont
Review of The Cocoanuts, starring Groucho Marx, Chico Marx, Harpo Marx, Zeppo Marx, Margaret Dumont  The Cocoanuts was the first movie filmed by the Marx Brothers, and remains one of their funniest. It features the Marx Brothers in the roles that they soon made famous – €  Groucho, with...
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Room Service, starring the Marx Brothers

Room Service (1938) starring the Marx Brothers (Groucho Marx, Chico Marx, Harpo Marx), Lucille Ball, Ann Miller
Room Service (1938) starring the Marx Brothers (Groucho Marx, Chico Marx, Harpo Marx), Lucille Ball, Ann Miller I’ve long heard negative things about  Room Service starring the Marx Brothers  – Groucho, Chico, and Harpo.   However, after viewing the movie for myself, I don’t think that they’re deserved....
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At the Circus, starring the Marx Brothers

At the Circus starring the Marx Brothers (Groucho, Chico, Harpo)
At the Circus (1939) starring the Marx Brothers (Groucho, Chico, Harpo), Margaret Dumont, Eve Arden At the Circus is perhaps the Marx Brothers‘ most underrated comedy.   It’s quite funny, with a very zany ending, complete with Harpo’s athletic working on the high wires, reminiscent of the ending of...
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A Night in Casablanca

A Night in Casablanca, starring the Marx Brothers
A Night in Casablanca (1946) starring the Marx Brothers (Groucho, Chico, Harpo), Sig Ruman A Night in Casablanca is the last Marx Brothers movie, and I’m happy to say,  one of their finest. The Marx Brothers had officially retired by this time.  However, they reunited on screen for the financial benefit...
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