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Marx Brothers

Overview
Works: 385 works in 972 publications in 7 languages and 26,598 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Comedy films  Fiction  Humor  Caricatures and cartoons 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Other, Instrumentalist, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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A night at the opera by Sam Wood ( Visual )
44 editions published between 1935 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,048 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 )
49 editions published between 1933 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,928 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 )
34 editions published between 1937 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,288 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
Animal crackers by Victor Heerman ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1930 and 2011 in English and German and held by 882 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 3 languages and held by 812 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 Norman Z McLeod ( Visual )
37 editions published between 1932 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 801 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 by William A Seiter ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1938 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 747 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 )
27 editions published between 1931 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 712 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 )
12 editions published between 1929 and 2011 in English and held by 699 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
Go West The big store ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 610 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 )
5 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Go west by Edward Buzzell ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1940 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 154 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
At the circus by Edward Buzzell ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1939 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 149 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
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
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 127 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
Brother, can you spare a dime? ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 127 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 ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and German and held by 120 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 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A celebration of show-stopping music, dance and comedy with a cast of superstars
The big store by Charles Riesner ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1941 and 2004 in 6 languages and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An eccentric private eye saves a department store from the hands of crooks
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
 
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Alternative Names
Brāļi Marksi
Germans Marx
Hermanos Marx
Marksi, brāļi
Marx, Bröderna
Marx Brothers
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