WorldCat Identities

Marx, Zeppo 1901-1979

Works: 78 works in 266 publications in 7 languages and 5,441 library holdings
Genres: Comedy films  Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Gangster films  Sports films  Satirical films  Screwball comedy films  Silent films  Buddy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Other, Author, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Zeppo Marx
Duck soup by Marx Brothers( Visual )

60 editions published between 1929 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this political satire, Groucho is Rufus T. Firefly, the dictator of mythical Freedonia, while Harpo and Chico are commissioned as spies by his political rival
The Marx Brothers silver screen collection by Marx Brothers( Visual )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 891 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 )

23 editions published between 1932 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 716 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
Howard Hawks' Monkey business by Howard Hawks( Visual )

18 editions published between 1931 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The four Marx Brothers, Harpo, Chico, Groucho and Zeppo, head for 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. This laugh-filled escapade, written by S.J. Perelman, was their first created especially for the screen. It contains some of the brothers' wackiest routines, including the famous disembarkation where they all pass themselves off as Maurice Chevalier. Take a madcap vintage voyage with the Marx Brothers where lunacy rides the waves
Animal Crackers by Victor Heerman( Visual )

24 editions published between 1930 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy classic that loosely centers around a painting stolen during a house party held by a wealthy society woman. Introduces Groucho's most famous character, Captain Spaulding
Hollywood's classic comedy teams( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Odor in the court: This short has Clark & McCullough playing lawyers who make a mockery of the California court system
Sopa de ganso by Marx Brothers( Visual )

11 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La República Democrática de Freedonia, un pequeño país centroeuropeo, a cuyo frente se encuentra el muy liberal señor Rufus T. Firefly, se ve amenazada por la dictadura de Sylvania, país de vieja y reconocida solvencia como agresor. Dos espías de prestigio, Chicolini y Pinky, sirven a Sylvania, lo que no impide que acaben siendo ministros del ahora ya excelentísimo Firefly. (FILMAFFINITY)
The cocoanuts by Joseph Santley( Visual )

5 editions published between 1929 and 2004 in English and French and held by 15 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 Marx Brothers collection( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2018 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Cocoanuts (1929) - A missing necklace and a pair of shady guests interfere with a hotel manager's romantic pursuit of a wealthy guest and a Florida land auction
Hollywood sings : twenty all-singing, all-dancing hits by the stars of the silver screen( Recording )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Marx Brothers by Kyle Crichton( Book )

3 editions published in 1951 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hollywood's classic comedy teams( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All over town: Two nutty vaudevillians want to put on a show in a theatre that's supposed to be cursed and wind up involved in a backstage murder
Classic comedy spotlight collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Buck privates: Bud and Lou enlist in the army in order to escape being hauled off to jail, and soon find themselves in boot camp. To their dismay, the company's drill instructor is none other than the cop who was all set to run them off to the hoosegow in the first place! The boys end up having a whale of a time getting under the skin of their humorless nemesis. -- Duck soup: 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. -- Road to Morocco: The lone survivors of a ship wreck in the Mediterranean, our heroes find themselves in the company of Princess Shalimar (Lamour), who has purchased Bob and plans to make him her husband. This is the third "Road" picture. -- My man Godfrey: A zany millionaire family invite a tramp to be their butler and find that he is richer than they are
Duck soup ; Monkey business( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Duck soup : 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 it did when first released in 1933
The Marx brothers; their world of comedy by Allen Eyles( Book )

2 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love happy by David Miller( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library 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
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Marx, Herbert

Marx, Herbert 1901-1979

Marx, Herbert Manfred, 1901-1979

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