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Marx, Harpo 1888-1964

Overview
Works: 383 works in 1,180 publications in 6 languages and 16,520 library holdings
Genres: Comedy films  Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Biography  Western films  Sports films  Nonfiction television programs  Television interviews  Documentary television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Other, Instrumentalist, Costume designer, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Harpo Marx
 
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A night at the opera by Sam Wood( Visual )

39 editions published between 1935 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 1,723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Marx Brothers comic masterpiece with Groucho, Chico, and Harpo in the world of shipboard high society, including five minutes in Groucho's stateroom that make up one of the funniest scenes ever filmed
Duck soup by Marx Brothers( Visual )

72 editions published between 1929 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 1,432 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
A day at the races by Sam Wood( Visual )

22 editions published between 1937 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 979 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 )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 902 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 )

19 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in English 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 )

17 editions published between 1938 and 2011 in English and held by 728 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 Norman Z McLeod( Visual )

31 editions published between 1932 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As president of Huxley College, the fun loving Professor Wagstaff attempts to help his son finally graduate after 12 years by arranging to 'buy' professional football players for an upcoming big game against rival Darwin University. The plan takes an unexpected twist, however, when a bootlegger and a dogcatcher are mistaken for the athletes and accidentally hired instead
Go West ; The big store by Edward Buzzell( Visual )

26 editions published between 1940 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 659 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 )

24 editions published between 1931 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 571 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
Animal Crackers by Victor Heerman( Visual )

32 editions published between 1930 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 308 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
Love happy by David Miller( Visual )

21 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in English and held by 239 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
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 178 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
The Marx Brothers collection( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes seven of the thirteen Marx Brother's films
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 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bonus features to accompany the five-film Marx Brothers silver screen collection set
You bet your life( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Collects 18 classic episodes in their original, uncut glory."
Turner Classic Movies greatest classic films collection( Visual )

3 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
Harpo speaks! by Harpo Marx( Book )

33 editions published between 1961 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ook aanwezig: Franse vertaling: Harpo Marx par Harpo Marx. - Paris : Mandel, cop. 1963. Ook aanwezig: London : Hodder and Stoughton, 1978. - (Coronet books)
The big store by Charles Riesner( Visual )

18 editions published between 1941 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eccentric private eye saves a department store from the hands of crooks
The Marx Brothers TV collection( Visual )

4 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in English and held by 90 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
 
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A night at the opera The Marx Brothers collection
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Duck soupHorse FeathersAnimal CrackersLove happyThe unknown Marx brothers : a unique look at film's most original comedy legendsThe Marx Brothers collectionTurner Classic Movies greatest classic films collectionHarpo speaks!
Alternative Names
Bracia Marx.

Harpo 1888-1964

Harpo Marx

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Marx, Adolph.

Marx, Adolph 1888-1964

Marx, Adolph Arthur 1888-1964

Marx, Adolph Arthurd(1888-1964)

Marx, Arthur.

Marx, Arthur 1888-1964

Marx, Arthur Adolph.

Marx, Arthur Adolph 1888-1964

Marx, bracia.

Marx Brothers.

Marx Brothers (näitlejad)

Гарпо Маркс

Маркс, Харпо

Харпо Маркс

הארפו מרקס שחקן אמריקאי

هارپو مارکس بازیگر آمریکایی

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