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The Unknown Marx Brothers

The Unknown Marx Brothers: A Unique Look at Film's Most Original Comedy Legends, narrated by Leslie Nielsen - caricature of Groucho, Harpo and Chico
DVD review of The Unknown Marx Brothers: A Unique Look at Film’s Most Original Comedy Legends, narrated by Leslie Nielsen  A very nice documentary on the  Marx Brothers, one of the great clown comedy teams. Originally a 1993 PBS documentary, this is a well-done, 52-minute documentary on the...
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Monkey Business: The Lives and Legends of the Marx Brothers

Monkey Business: The Lives and Legends of The Marx Brothers
Editorial Review of Monkey Business: The Lives and Legends of the Marx Brothers, by Simon Louvish (courtesy of Amazon.com )   A serious book hiding behind a goofy title,  Monkey Business captures a tremendous amount of detail in its pages, enough to satisfy the most hard-core  Marx Brothers aficionado. Author Simon...
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Animal Crackers, starring the Marx Brothers

Animal Crackers - The Marx Brothers - Groucho - Harpo - Chico - Zeppo - Margaret Dumont
Review of Animal Crackers, starring Groucho Marx, Chico Marx, Harpo Marx, Zeppo Marx, Margaret Dumont  Released in 1930, Animal Crackers is the Marx Brothers‘ second film.  It’s full of the manic energy for which Groucho Marx, Chico, and Harpo are known. In addition, Zeppo also excels in this film, acting as the secretary...
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A Night at the Opera, starring the Marx Brothers

A Night at the Opera, starring the Marx Brothers
Review of A Night at the Opera (1935) starring the Marx Brothers (Groucho Marx, Chico Marx, Harpo Marx) Director:  Sam WoodBlack & White, HiFi Sound, NTSCOne of the all-time funniest  Marx Brothers movies – which makes it one of the funniest movies of all time.  Synopsis:  Groucho Marx is Otis...
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A Day at the Races, starring the Marx Brothers

A Day at the Races (1937) starring the Marx Brothers (Groucho, Chico, Harpo), Margaret Dumont, Allen Jenkins
A Day at the Races (1937) starring the Marx Brothers (Groucho, Chico, Harpo), Margaret Dumont, Allen Jenkins Synopsis for A Day at the Races Doctor Hugo Hackenbush, Tony, and Stuffy try to save Judy’s sanitarium by winning a big race with Gil’s horse.  A very funny film, with several...
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The Marx Brothers Collection

The Marx Brothers Collection (A Night at The Opera/A Day at The Races/A Night in Casablanca/Room Service/At the Circus/Go West/The Big Store)
The Marx Brothers Collection (A Night at The Opera/A Day at The Races/A Night in Casablanca/Room Service/At the Circus/Go West/The Big Store)  A five DVD set, containing seven of the Marx Brothers’ movies (A Night at The Opera,  A Day at The Races,  A Night in Casablanca,  Room...
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Zeppo Marx biography

Zeppo Marx, circa 1931
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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Groucho Marx biography

The Marx Brothers - Chico, Zeppo, Groucho, Harpo
Groucho Marx (October 2, 1890 – August 19, 1977) Julius Henry Marx, better known to the world as  Groucho Marx, was born on October 2, 1890, to Samuel “Frenchie” Marx and his wife, Minnie Schoenberg Marx. The third child, Groucho felt tension with his oldest brother  Chico.
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