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The Marx Brothers. Silver screen collection

Call Number

  • DVD COMEDY (CEN)

Edition

Full screen version.

Performers

Duck soup: The Marx Brothers (Groucho, Harpo, Chico, Zeppo), Margaret Dumont, Louis Calhern, Edgar Kennedy, Raquel Torres.

Publication Information

Universal City, CA : Universal, c2004.

Physical Description

6 videodiscs (6 hrs., 43 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.

Summary

The cocoanuts: Mr. Hammer runs a bankrupt hotel in Florida, where he will try anything to make money.

Animal crackers: Captain Spaulding, the noted explorer, returns from Africa and attends a gala party held by Mrs. Rittenhouse.

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: In this parody of college life, the fun-loving president of Huxley College woos a floozie who is secretly trying to rig the big football game between Huxley and archrival Darwin U.

Duck soup: To rescue the small country of Freedonia from bankruptcy, Mrs. Teasdale agrees to donate 20 million dollars if Rufus T. Firefly is appointed its new president.

Notes

DVD format ; Dolby digital 2.0 mono.

Videodisc release of 5 Marx Brothers classic comedies originally produced 1929-1933.

Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.

Not rated.

In English with optional subtitles in French and Spanish.

Contents

  • The cocoanuts
  • Animal crackers
  • Monkey business
  • Horse feathers
  • Duck soup.

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