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Dumont, Margaret 1889-1965

Works: 83 works in 205 publications in 3 languages and 6,991 library holdings
Genres: Comedy films  Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Western films  Variety shows (Television programs)  Television comedies  Television programs  Short films  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Costume designer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Margaret Dumont
Most widely held works by Margaret Dumont
Duck soup by Marx Brothers( Visual )

40 editions published between 1933 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,846 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 Sam Wood( Visual )

16 editions published between 1937 and 2004 in English and held by 1,179 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 )

30 editions published between 1930 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 864 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
The Marx Brothers silver screen collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 794 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
Room service( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 657 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 )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 628 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
The Cocoanuts by Robert Florey( Visual )

5 editions published between 1929 and 2004 in English and held by 318 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
W.C. Fields comedy collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

You're telling me!: Sam Bisbee is an inventor who is the laughingstock in his small town. After demonstrating another failed invention, he meets a princess who promises to use her celebrity to turn his luck around
The Dean Martin & Jerry Lewis collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collegate Comedy Hour: Dean and Jerry bring their unique brand of comedy to one of television's best comedy-variety shows. The smooth crooning style of Dean Martin and the slapstick lunacy of Jerry Lewis mix hilariously with their guests
A night at the opera by Sam Wood( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 62 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
Laurel and Hardy collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Get ready to waltz, runba and pirouette with Laurel and Hardy as the hapless comic duo takes the reins of the Arthur Hurry School of Dancing
Colgate comedy hour( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two segments of the variety show featuring Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis
The dancing masters by Mal St. Clair( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Olly and Stan find themselves in another fine mess when they are evicted from their dancing school for non-payment of rent. In an hilarious attempt to raise money from insurance fiddles, Hardy tries to inflict injuries on Laurel ... with hysterical consequences
Never give a sucker an even break by Edward Cline( Visual )

6 editions published between 1941 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fields plays himself in what begins as a movie-within-a-movie. Slapstick, verbal gags and song blend throughout as Fields, with a newly-adopted orphan niece and a variety of get-rich schemes, tries to sell a script to Esoteric Studios, becomes a wooden nutmeg salesman, skydives, moves in with a tribe of mountain dwellers, and participates in a high speed auto chase
Martin & Lewis Colgate comedy hour( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best of Roy Rogers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Under California stars: Trigger is stolen by horse rustlers as Roy prepares to celebrate his tenth anniversary in pictures with a special broadcast. High adventure ensues
The best of Roy Rogers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Bill Hickok: Roy as Wild Bill Hickok and Sally Payne as Calamity Jane foil the plans of a European agent to seize western territory and control of California's wealth by forcing the state to break away from the union during the Civil War
A day at the races ; A night in Casablanca ; Room service ; At the circus( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A horse doctor and his friends try to keep a sanitarium from going under; brothers try to thwart Nazis looking to recover a stolen treasure after the war; broke theatrical producers try to find backing while avoiding the landlord; two circus hands and a lawyer try to save a circus for its owner
The Marx Brothers in The cocoanuts by Marx Brothers( Recording )

4 editions published between 1981 and 1994 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cocoanuts : 1929 by Irving Berlin( Recording )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Duck soup
Alternative Names
Baker, Daisy Juliette 1889-1965

Baker, Margaret 1889-1965

English (124)

German (3)

Italian (2)

Animal CrackersA night at the operaA day at the races ; A night in Casablanca ; Room service ; At the circus