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Marx, Harpo

Overview
Works: 6 works in 46 publications in 3 languages and 76 library holdings
Genres: Comedy films  Drama  Biography  Musical films  Records and correspondence  History  Screwball comedy films  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Performer, Actor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Harpo Marx
 
Most widely held works by Harpo Marx
Harpo speaks! by Harpo Marx( Book )

19 editions published between 1961 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anecdotal autobiography with mention of many literary, social, and theatrical celebrities
Duck soup by Marx Brothers( Visual )

13 editions published between 1929 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Wealthy widow Gloria Teasdale forces the government of Freedonia to accept Rufus T. Firefly as its leader. Firefly's outrageous public behavior offends Ambassador Trentino of Sylvania, who with the help of his confederate, dancer Vera Marcal, intends to take control of Freedonia by marrying Mrs. Teasdale. Firefly, who also makes occasional love to Mrs. Teasdale after learning of her fortune, has in his employ two of Trentino's spies, Chicolini and Pinky, whose battles with a street vendor of lemonade are more effective than their espionage. Firefly's secretary, Bob Roland, decides that Firefly must insult Trentino so that the latter may be deported, and Firefly handles the job with enthusiasm, bringing the two countries to the brink of war. Chicolini and Pinky attempt to steal Freedonia's war plans by impersonating Firefly, and though Firefly is temporarily persuaded that Pinky is his own reflection in a mirror, the job results in Chicolini's capture and trial for treason. Several efforts by Mrs. Teasdale, Trentino and Marcal to effect a reconciliation between Firefly and Trentino only result in Firefly repeating his offensive behavior, and war is finally declared. Chicolini begins the war on the side of Sylvania but soon joins Pinky on Freedonia's side, and Freedonia's soldiers under Firefly's unorthodox command, eventually capture Trentino and emerge victorious"--AFI catalog, 1931-1940
Harpo spricht! by Harpo Marx( Book )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in German and Undetermined and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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