WorldCat Identities

Marx, Harpo 1888-1964

Overview
Works: 311 works in 834 publications in 6 languages and 14,794 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Film adaptations  Records and correspondence  Fiction  Comedy films  Caricatures and cartoons 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Instrumentalist, Scenarist, Costume designer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about  Harpo Marx Publications about Harpo Marx
Publications by  Harpo Marx Publications by Harpo Marx
posthumous Publications by Harpo Marx, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Harpo Marx
A night at the opera by Sam Wood ( Visual )
48 editions published between 1935 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 1,796 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
A day at the races by Sam Wood ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1937 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,042 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
Duck soup by Marx Brothers ( Visual )
40 editions published between 1933 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As Prime Minister Firefly of Freedonia, Groucho soon reduces the kingdom to shambles. Harpo and Chico are secret agents disguised as peanut vendors and Zeppo is Firefly's secretary
The Marx Brothers ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and German and held by 984 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Duck soup": To rescue the small country of Freedonia from bankruptcy, Mrs Teasdale agrees to donate 20 million dollars if Rufus T. Firefly is appointed its new president. "Horse feathers": Professor Quincy Wagstaff has just been installed as the new president of Huxley College. "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. "Animal crackers": Captain Spaulding, the noted explorer, returns from Africa and attends a gala party held by Mrs. Rittenhouse. "The cocoanuts": Mr. Hammer runs a bankrupt hotel in Florida, where he will try anything to make money
A night in Casablanca by Archie L Mayo ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Marx Brothers are in another comedy that has them ferret out Nazi spies in a Casablanca hotel
Room service by William A Seiter ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1938 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 653 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
Animal crackers by Victor Heerman ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1930 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hooray for Captain Spaulding! Animal crackers is a classic of screen history and as uproariously funny today as it was 50 years ago. Highlights include Groucho's African lecture and the card game which Harpo and Chico play with the wealthy society woman Mrs. Rittenhouse
Horse feathers by Norman Z McLeod ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1932 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 608 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 ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 608 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
Monkey business by Norman Z McLeod ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1931 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Running from the authorities the Marx Brothers stowaway on a luxury liner where they encounter and become bodyguards for rival gangsters
The cocoanuts by Joseph Santley ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1929 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Early Marx Brothers comedy with Groucho as a hotel owner, Chico and Harpo as con men and Margaret Dumont as a wealthy matron
Love happy by David Miller ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1949 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A group of poor young hopefuls tying to produce a Broadway musical become involved in a diamond theft when Harpo Marx steals to help them
You bet your life ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Collects 18 classic episodes in their original, uncut glory."
The big store by Charles Riesner ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1941 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An eccentric private eye saves a department store from the hands of crooks
The unknown Marx brothers ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Now you can experience the hopes, dreams, triumphs and defeats of the brothers simply known a Groucho, Chico, and Harpo in a fascinating look back at the men who helped define comedy as we know it today
Inside the NBC vault Today show interviews with Harpo Marx, 1961, Groucho Marx, 1963, William Marx, 1985 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bonus features to accompany the five-film Marx Brothers silver screen collection set
Harpo speaks! by Harpo Marx ( Book )
30 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Arthur--Harpo--Marx, the silent harpist of the Marx Brothers, describes his life, and includes his childhood, education, professional accomplishments, and personal relationships while also discussing his thoughts on fame, success, and lifestyle
The unknown Marx brothers a unique look at film's most original comedy legends ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 95 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
Turner Classic Movies greatest classic films collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 83 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
Room service At the circus ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 61 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
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alternative Names
Bracia Marx.
Marx, Adolph.
Marx, Adolph, 1888-1964
Marx, Arthur.
Marx, Arthur, 1888-1964
Marx, Arthur Adolph.
Marx, Arthur Adolph 1888-1964
Marx, bracia.
Marx Brothers.
Languages
English (298)
Spanish (48)
French (22)
German (21)
Japanese (5)
Multiple languages (4)
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