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The Marx Brothers silver screen collection. [Disc one], The cocoanuts, Animal crackers.

Call Number

  • BLU-RAY COMEDY (CEN)

Edition

Blu-ray version ; Restored edition.

Languages

In English, with optional French subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.

Performers

Animal crackers: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx, Zeppo Marx, Lillian Roth, Margaret Dumont.

Publication Information

Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2016]

Physical Description

1 videodisc (94, 99 minutes) : sound, black & white ; 4 3/4 in.

Audience

Animal crackers: MPAA rating: G.

Summary

The cocoanuts: 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.

Animal crackers: A stolen painting and a couple of shady musicians cannot stop guests at a weekend party from singing "Hooray for Captain Spaulding" when the famous African explorer arrives.

Notes

The cocoanuts: Based on the musical play book by George S. Kaufman and Morrie Ryskind.

Animal crackers: Based on the musical play by George S. Kaufman, Bert Kalmar, Morrie Ryskind and Harry Ruby.

The cocoanuts: Originally released as a motion picture in 1929.

Disc released as part of the 3-disc set The Marx Brothers silver screen collection.

Bonus features: The cocoanuts feature commentary with film scholar Anthony Slide ; Animal crackers feature commentary with film historian Jeffrey Vance.

Contents

  • Cocoanuts / Animal crackers

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