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Marx Brothers

Overview
Works: 403 works in 1,018 publications in 5 languages and 27,487 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Biography  Fiction  Comedy films  Humor  Caricatures and cartoons 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Other, Instrumentalist, Costume designer, Musician
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Marx Brothers
 
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A night at the opera by Sam Wood( Visual )
43 editions published between 1935 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,018 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A New York scandal, a riot on a ship, and an evening of insanity in a concert hall are some of the problems resulting from Groucho's outrageous business schemes. The goal, to bring Milan's finest opera stars to Manhattan
Duck soup by Marx Brothers( Visual )
43 editions published between 1933 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,935 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 )
36 editions published between 1937 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,271 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 ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and German and held by 905 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
Animal crackers by Victor Heerman( Visual )
38 editions published between 1930 and 2011 in English and German and held by 890 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 )
25 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in English and French and held by 831 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 )
32 editions published between 1932 and 2011 in English and Multiple languages and held by 810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Groucho is president of Huxley College, trying to score with a flirtatious floozie and keep the student body in line. Contains several classic Marx Brothers sequences
Room service by William A Seiter( Visual )
20 editions published between 1938 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 757 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
Monkey business by Norman Z McLeod( Visual )
26 editions published between 1931 and 2011 in English and held by 707 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 MCA Videocassette Inc( Visual )
12 editions published between 1929 and 2011 in English and held by 694 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. Includes music by Irving Berlin
Go West The big store ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and French and held by 621 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 and 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 )
5 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The unknown Marx brothers ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 207 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
Go west by Edward Buzzell( Visual )
23 editions published between 1940 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The time, 1870. The place, the wild west, where the man who gets the deed to Dead Man's Gulch gets rich. That's where Groucho, Chico and Harpo come in, the wildest "Marksmen" in the West
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 136 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
At the circus by Edward Buzzell( Visual )
15 editions published between 1939 and 2005 in English and Multiple languages and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a loan shark, a strongman and a midget set out to steal "Wilson's Wonder Circus" from its rightful owner, two circus attendants (Chico and Harpo) enlist the help of a lawyer. Their choice is Attorney Loophole (Groucho). The three make several attempts to retrieve the cash needed for the show
Brother, can you spare a dime? ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 129 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
Love happy by David Miller( Visual )
12 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in English and held by 121 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
That's entertainment ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Legends Gene Kelly and Fred Astair host this all-singing, all-dancing follow up to That's entertainment!, showing up more of what made the Golden Era of MGM moviemaking
The big store by Charles Riesner( Visual )
11 editions published between 1941 and 2005 in English and Multiple languages and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An eccentric private eye saves a department store from the hands of crooks
 
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Alternative Names
Brāļi Marksi
Germans Marx.
Hermanos Marx.
Marksi, brāļi
Marx, Bröderna
Marx Brothers
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