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Marx Brothers

Overview
Works: 352 works in 1,087 publications in 8 languages and 27,841 library holdings
Genres: Comedy films  Drama  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Western films  History  Documentary films  Musical films  Screenplays  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Musician, Other, Costume designer, Instrumentalist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Duck soup by Marx Brothers( Visual )

110 editions published between 1932 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 2,739 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 )

56 editions published between 1935 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 2,030 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
A day at the races by Sam Wood( Visual )

50 editions published between 1937 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,275 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
The Marx Brothers( Visual )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and German and held by 916 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 )

47 editions published between 1930 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 896 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
Go West The big store by Charles Riesner( Visual )

63 editions published between 1940 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 878 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
Room service by William A Seiter( Visual )

36 editions published between 1938 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 840 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
A night in Casablanca by Archie L Mayo( Visual )

33 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

18 editions published between 1929 and 2011 in English and French and held by 692 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
Flywheel, Shyster, and Flywheel : the Marx Brothers' lost radio show( Book )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monkey Business by Norman Z McLeod( Visual )

16 editions published between 1931 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 360 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 )

20 editions published between 1931 and 2011 in English and held by 342 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
At the circus by Edward Buzzell( Visual )

31 editions published between 1939 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 166 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
Love happy by David Miller( Visual )

26 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harpo Marx is a true patron of the arts, taking from the rich to help feed a group of poor actors struggling to open a new musical without financial backers. He unknowingly makes off with the missing Romanoff diamonds when he shoplifts a tin of sardines from a classy Manhattan market. The smuggler, Madame Egelichi and her henchmen make a madcap race to retrieve the jewels
Greatest classic films collection. Arsenic and old lace ; A night at the opera ; The long, long trailer ; Father of the bride( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 134 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 unknown Marx brothers( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 102 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
That's entertainment!( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of popular dance and song numbers from the Golden Age of the MGM musicals including scenes and numbers cut from their original films
The unknown Marx brothers a unique look at film's most original comedy legends( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 94 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
Horse feathers Animal crackers( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
A night at the opera
Alternative Names
Brāļi Marksi

Germans Marx

Hermanos Marx

Marksi, brāļi

Marx, Bröderna

Marx Brothers

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A night at the operaAnimal CrackersA night in CasablancaThe CocoanutsHoward Hawks' Monkey businessLove happyGreatest classic films collection. Arsenic and old lace ; A night at the opera ; The long, long trailer ; Father of the brideThe unknown Marx brothers a unique look at film's most original comedy legends