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Marx, Chico 1887-1961

Overview
Works: 176 works in 580 publications in 4 languages and 11,789 library holdings
Genres: Comedy films  Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Western films  Sports films  Biography  Gangster films  Children's films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Conductor, Author, Instrumentalist, Other, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Chico Marx
A night at the opera by Sam Wood( Visual )

21 editions published between 1935 and 2004 in English and held by 1,704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Groucho's outrageous business schemes bring Milan's finest opera stars to New York, with some unexpected stowaways on board--Harpo and Chico. The three of them create a near-riot on the ship, a scandal in New York, and an evening of insanity in the concert hall that the opera world will never forget
Duck soup by Marx Brothers( Visual )

38 editions published between 1929 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this political satire, Groucho is Rufus T. Firefly, the dictator of mythical Freedonia, while Harpo and Chico are commissioned as spies by his political rival
A day at the races by Sam Wood( Visual )

13 editions published between 1937 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 980 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doctor Hackenbush, Tony, and Stuffy try and save Judy's farm by winning a big horse race. The doctor runs into some problems. The doctor runs a high priced clinic for the well-off who do not have a clue that he has a degree in Veterinary Medicine
The Marx Brothers silver screen collection by Marx Brothers( Visual )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monkey business: While stowing away on a ship to America, the boys get involuntarily pressed into service as toughs for a pair of feuding gangsters
A night in Casablanca by Archie L Mayo( Visual )

13 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in English and held by 762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The setting for this piece of inspired Marx mayhem is the fabulous Hotel Casablanca in North Africa, where the hotel managers are dropping like flies. Each one is being murdered as he innocently blunders onto the stolen jewels and art treasures hidden in the hotel by a gang of escaped Nazis
Room service by William A Seiter( Visual )

12 editions published between 1938 and 2011 in English and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Room Service: A cash-strapped theatrical troup tries to find a backer and keep from being thrown out of their hotel. At the Circus: The brothers try to keep the cash-strapped circus running by finding a backer
Horse Feathers by Marx Brothers( Visual )

15 editions published between 1932 and 2011 in English and held by 701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parody of college life with the fun-loving president of Huxley College wooing a floozie who is secretly trying to rig the big football game between Huxley and archrival Darwin U
Go West ; The big store by Edward Buzzell( Visual )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Go West, it's 1870 and the Marx Brothers are out to get rich in Dead Man's Gulch. In The big store, the brothers reduce an enormous inventory of upscale merchandise into a multilevel disaster as they pursue and evade villains via bicycles, skates, unicycles, broad jumps, shipping chutes, elevator cables, high wires, pole vaults and pseudo-Tarzan chandelier swinging
Howard Hawks' Monkey business by Howard Hawks( Visual )

15 editions published between 1931 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The four Marx Brothers, Harpo, Chico, Groucho and Zeppo, head for high seas hilarity in this classic film comedy. While hiding from the authorities on a luxury liner the quartet of stowaways become bodyguards to rival gangsters, with the usual hilarious results. And naturally no woman can resist a shipboard romance with the wily, quick-witted Groucho. This laugh-filled escapade, written by S.J. Perelman, was their first created especially for the screen. It contains some of the brothers' wackiest routines, including the famous disembarkation where they all pass themselves off as Maurice Chevalier. Take a madcap vintage voyage with the Marx Brothers where lunacy rides the waves
Animal Crackers by Victor Heerman( Visual )

21 editions published between 1930 and 2006 in English and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy classic that loosely centers around a painting stolen during a house party held by a wealthy society woman. Introduces Groucho's most famous character, Captain Spaulding
The Cocoanuts( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic Marx Brothers comedy with Groucho as a hotel owner, Chico and Harpo as con men and Margaret Dumont as a wealthy matron
The unknown Marx brothers : a unique look at film's most original comedy legends( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now you can experience the hopes, dreams, triumphs and defeats of the brothers simply known as Groucho, Chico, and Harpo in a fascinating look back at the men who helped define comedy as we know it today
The Marx Brothers collection( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes seven of the thirteen Marx Brother's films
Turner Classic Movies greatest classic films collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A day at the races (1937): A vet posing as a doctor, a race horse owner and his friends struggle to help keep a sanitarium open with the help of a misfit race horse ; A night in Casablanca (1946): It's the Nazis vs. the Brothers when the trio foils Axis criminal activity at a hotel swirling in intrigue and whirling with nonstop nonsense
The big store by Charles Riesner( Visual )

10 editions published between 1941 and 2004 in English and Multiple languages and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eccentric private eye saves a department store from the hands of crooks
Love happy by David Miller( Visual )

8 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harpo Marx is a true patron of the arts, taking from the rich to help feed a group of poor actors struggling to open a new musical without financial backers. He unknowingly makes off with the missing Romanoff diamonds when he shoplifts a tin of sardines from a classy Manhattan market. The smuggler, Madame Egelichi and her henchmen make a madcap race to retrieve the jewels
The Marx Brothers TV collection( Visual )

3 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Marx Brothers became entertainment icons through a long and brilliant career on vaudeville and Broadway stages, and they sealed their immortality in a string of celebrated feature films. But the end of their film career was perfectly timed for a collision with the birth of television. The new medium provided Groucho, Chico and Harpo with unprecedented exposure: which meant, of course, an opportunity to bring laughter to millions of people all at once. It was as if live vaudeville was being beamed to the entire nation. For the next 20 years, the Marx Brothers' appearances on television (individually and together) included sitcoms, game shows, variety programs and even the occasional drama. This first of its kind set (featuring long-lost material from the Marx Brothers' own collections) presents a broad and genuinely rare array of television work from the comedy legends, who still had plenty of laughs left in them after the movies. For Marx Brothers fans, and fans of comedy in general, this is truly must see TV
The story of mankind( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The setting is outer space, the defendant is all of us and the issue is whether we should be allowed to survive."--Container
Hollywood's classic comedy teams( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lucky dog: This silent short marks the very first onscreen appearance of Laurel & Hardy. Stan is an impoverished dog owner and Ollie is the thug who tries to rob him
Un Día en las carreras by Sam Wood( Visual )

27 editions published between 1937 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Los Hermanos Marx se valen de la medicina y se llevan a casa al caballo ganador ... Groucho encarna al doctor Hugo Z. Hackenbush -un veterinario al que equivocadamente ponen a cargo de un hospital- quien administra píldoras a los caballos y bromea con la misma alegría y regocijo
 
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Alternative Names
Bracia Marx.

Chico 1887-1961

Chico Marx American comedian

Chico Marx Amerikaans acteur

Chico Marx amerikanischer Komiker

Chico Marx amerikansk pianist och skådespelare

Chico Marx amerikansk pianist og skodespelar

Chico Marx amerikansk pianist og skuespiller

Chico Marx amerykański aktor komediowy

Chico Marx comico statunitense

Chico Marx yhdysvaltalainen koomikko

Marx, bracia.

Marx Brothers.

Marx, Chico

Marx, Leonard.

Marx, Leonard 1887-1961

Чико Маркс

چیکو مارکس بازیگر و پیانیست آمریکایی

奇柯·马尔科斯

智高·麥士

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Duck soupHorse FeathersAnimal CrackersThe unknown Marx brothers : a unique look at film's most original comedy legendsThe Marx Brothers collectionTurner Classic Movies greatest classic films collection