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Marx, Harpo 1888-1964

Works: 437 works in 959 publications in 6 languages and 16,482 library holdings
Genres: Comedy films  Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Biography  Western films  Gangster films  Television comedies  Television programs  Nonfiction television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Instrumentalist, Bibliographic antecedent, Costume designer, Other, 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 )

31 editions published between 1935 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,735 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 )

35 editions published between 1929 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being appointed the dictator of Freedonia, Rufus T. Firefly proceeds to bring the mythical nation to a halt by showing up late and insulting everyone at his inauguration. Hoping to oust the unfit new leader, two spies are sent from the neighboring Sylvania. Soon enough, war is declared between the two nations with outrageous results. Including Groucho's famous mirror scene and final battle scene, it remains as entertaining and relevant today as when first released in 1933
A day at the races by Marx Brothers( Visual )

20 editions published between 1937 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Hackenbush, a horse doctor, Tony, a sanitarium employee, and Stuffy, a jockey, help save Judy's sanitarium and Gil and Judy's romance through several antics, including getting Gil's horse to win a crucial race
The Marx Brothers silver screen collection( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 843 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 )

14 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in English and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Marx Brothers are in another comedy that has them ferret out Nazi spies in a Casablanca hotel
Horse Feathers by Marx Brothers( Visual )

24 editions published between 1932 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 726 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
Room service( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 676 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
Go West ; The big store by Edward Buzzell( Visual )

15 editions published between 1940 and 2012 in English and German and held by 643 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
Animal Crackers by Victor Heerman( Visual )

26 editions published between 1930 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 574 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
The Cocoanuts by Robert Florey( Visual )

7 editions published between 1929 and 2004 in English and French and held by 322 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
Monkey Business by Norman Z McLeod( Visual )

6 editions published between 1931 and 2005 in English and held by 320 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
Howard Hawks' Monkey business by Howard Hawks( Visual )

12 editions published between 1931 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 243 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 wil, quick-witted Groucho. This laugh-filled escapde, 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
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 192 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 Multiple languages and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes several of the thirteen Marx Brothers films ever made

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mario Lanzais an American/Italian tenor singer who rose to fame in the forties & fifties. Considered by many as the greatest voice of the Twentieth Century?
You bet your life( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Collects 18 classic episodes in their original, uncut glory."
Love happy by David Miller( Visual )

17 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in English and held by 162 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

in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vocal Recital: Lanza, Mario - BRODSZKY, N.( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bonus features to accompany the five-film Marx Brothers silver screen collection set
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
A night at the operaThe Marx Brothers collection
Alternative Names
Bracia Marx.

Harpo 1888-1964

Harpo Marx acteur comique juif américain

Harpo Marx actor de cine estadounidense

Harpo Marx American comedian

Harpo Marx Amerikaans acteur

Harpo Marx amerikansk skådespelare

Harpo Marx amerikansk skodespelar

Harpo Marx amerikansk skuespiller

Harpo Marx comico e attore statunitense

Harpo Marx US-amerikanischer Komiker

Harpo Marx yhdysvaltalainen koomikko

Marx, Adolph.

Marx, Adolph 1888-1964

Marx, Adolph Arthur 1888-1964

Marx, Arthur.

Marx, Arthur 1888-1964

Marx, Arthur Adolph.

Marx, Arthur Adolph 1888-1964

Marx, bracia.

Marx Brothers.

Гарпо Маркс

Маркс, Харпо

Харпо Маркс

הארפו מרקס

هارپو مارکس بازیگر آمریکایی


Duck soupHorse FeathersAnimal CrackersThe unknown Marx brothers : a unique look at film's most original comedy legendsThe Marx Brothers collectionLove happyMonkey business : the lives and legends of the Marx Brothers : Groucho, Chico, Harpo, Zeppo, with added Gummo