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Hooray for Captain Spaulding | song lyrics

Song lyrics to Hooray for Captain Spaulding
Song lyrics to  Hooray for Captain Spaulding Hooray for Captain Spaulding – Groucho Marx’ theme song, from the film Animal Crackers  (1930), by  Bert Kalmar / Harry Ruby,  performed by  Groucho Marx, Zeppo Marx, Margaret Dumont & Chorus
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Lydia the Tattooed Lady – song lyrics

Lydia the Tattooed Lady, sung by Groucho Marx in At the Circus
Lyrics to Lydia the Tattooed Lady sung by Groucho Marx  in the Marx Brothers movie At the Circus Interestingly, Lydia the Tattooed Lady was the favorite song of Jim Henson and was sung on the very first episode of The Muppet Show.  In addition, it was sung by muppet...
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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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Margaret Dumont biography

Margaret Dumont, printed in Movie Star News
Margaret Dumont biography (October 20, 1882 – March 6, 1965) Margaret Dumont appeared with many comedians, including Jack Benny, Danny Kaye, Red Skelton, and W. C. Fields – but she is best known for her recurring role as the stodgy dowager straight man to  Groucho Marx  in many...
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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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Harpo Speaks! an autobiography of Harpo Marx

Harpo Speaks! by Harpo Marx and Rowland Barber
Harpo Speaks! by Harpo Marx, Rowland Barber, Susan Marx (Photographer), Bill Marx (Photographer) Review of Harpo Speaks:  Frankly, Harpo Speaks is one of my favorite books of all time. It’s hilarious, serious, witty, poignant and thought-provoking, sometimes all at the same time. It details what it was like...
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Horse Feathers

Horse Feathers, starring the Marx Brothers (DVD cover)
Horse Feathers (1932) starring the Marx Brothers – Groucho, Chico, Harpo, Zeppo  First, imagine the Marx Brothers attending college. Now, imagine  Groucho as the president of the college,  Zeppo as his son, and  Harpo and  Chico as the newest additions to the college football team.  Recruited by mistake, of course. Now, imagine the beautiful...
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Zeppo Marx biography

Biography of Zeppo Marx (February 25, 1901 – November 30, 1979) Herbert Marx, better known to the world as Zeppo, the fourth Marx Brother, was born in New York City, New York, U.S.A. on February 25, 1901.  He was the youngest of the Marx brothers born to Frenchie...
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Gummo Marx biography

Gummo Marx
Biography of Gummo Marx (October 23, 1892 – April 21, 1977) Milton Marx, better known to the world as Gummo Marx, is the least-known of the Marx Brothers, due to his leaving the group before they began their film career.   Like his better-known brothers (Groucho,  Chico,  Harpo...
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