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Marx Brothers

Overview
Works: 412 works in 1,196 publications in 5 languages and 27,667 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Documentary films  Western films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Musical films  Screenplays  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Costume designer, Musician, Author of introduction, Other, Singer, Instrumentalist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Duck soup by Marx Brothers( Visual )

74 editions published between 1929 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,250 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 night at the opera by Sam Wood( Visual )

51 editions published between 1935 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,981 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
A day at the races by Sam Wood( Visual )

40 editions published between 1937 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A zany comedy featuring the antics of the Marx brothers posing as a horse doctor, a jockey, and a vendor of bad racing tips
Animal Crackers by Victor Heerman( Visual )

42 editions published between 1930 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 878 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
A night in Casablanca by Archie L Mayo( Visual )

26 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in English and French and held by 825 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 )

28 editions published between 1938 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 821 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
The Marx Brothers silver screen collection by Marx Brothers( Visual )

7 editions published between 1929 and 2016 in English and held by 811 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
Horse Feathers by Marx Brothers( Visual )

41 editions published between 1932 and 2011 in English and Multiple languages and held by 800 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 )

34 editions published between 1940 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 760 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
Flywheel, Shyster, and Flywheel : the Marx Brothers' lost radio show( Book )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monkey Business by Norman Z McLeod( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 354 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 )

22 editions published between 1931 and 2011 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The four Marx Brothers, Harpo, Chico, Groucho and Zeppo, head for the 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
The Cocoanuts( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 312 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 )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 189 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
At the circus by Edward Buzzell( Visual )

20 editions published between 1939 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two circus attendants enlist the help of a lawyer in order to retrieve some stolen cash needed to save the show, before the owner goes bankrupt
Greatest classic films collection. Arsenic and old lace ; A night at the opera ; The long, long trailer ; Father of the bride( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Disc 2]. In The long, long trailer, newlyweds hit the honeymoon road with a 40-foot trailer in tow. In Father of the bride, chaos reigns when the beautiful daughter of a family casually announces her plans to marry. What follows is a warmly humorous story, with wedding preparations, ruffled egos and the unavoidable meeting with the prospective in-laws
Love happy by David Miller( Visual )

22 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in English and held by 136 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
Brother, can you spare a dime?( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary juxtaposes newsreel footage, film clips and period music in an eye-opening look at the Great Depression. Many of the movies created in the 1930s featured strong social commentary, while others offered pure escapism and fed a fascination with a dazzling world out of reach to the everyday American. Through a contrast between the fantasy of film and the reality of everyday life, a fascinating perspective on the Great Depression and Hollywood's golden age is presented. Also includes political speeches by Franklin D. Roosevelt and others
The Marx Brothers collection( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the lives of Groucho, Harpo, Chico, Zeppo and Gummo Marx, with clips from films, interviews, the pilot from the hit comedy quiz show You bet your life, Chico's appearance on the sitcom pilot Papa Romani, Groucho and Harpo on the 50s interview show Person to person, trailers from some of the Marx Brothers funniest films, the 1934 radio pilot to The Marx Brothers show, and other clips from 1940s radio shows
That's entertainment by Fred Astaire( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legends Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire host this all-singing, all-dancing follow-up, showcasing even more of the timeless entertainment that made the Golden Era of M-G-M great. Includes moments featuring Jimmy Durante, Judy Garland, the Marx Brothers, Greta Garbo, Clark Gable and more
 
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A night at the opera
Alternative Names
Brāļi Marksi

Germans Marx

Hermanos Marx

Marksi, brāļi

Marx, Bröderna

Marx Brothers

Marx Brothers, The

The Marx Brothers

マルクス兄弟

マルクス兄弟 アダルトビデオ

馬克思兄弟 (AV商)

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A night at the operaAnimal CrackersA night in CasablancaHorse FeathersHoward Hawks' Monkey businessThe unknown Marx brothers : a unique look at film's most original comedy legendsGreatest classic films collection. Arsenic and old lace ; A night at the opera ; The long, long trailer ; Father of the brideLove happy