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Poli-Tricksters: The Marx Brothers in DUCK SOUP (1933)

When I heard TCM was airing DUCK SOUP tonight, I set the DVR. I got home as soon as I could (after an excellent Tom Rush concert) and began watching before it was finished recording. 568 more words

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MOVIE REVIEW | ***AFI WEEKEND*** #60. Duck Soup (1933)

“The American Film Institute’s list of the 100 Greatest Movies was selected by AFI’s blue-ribbon panel of more than 1,500 leaders of the American movie community to commemorate 100 Years of Movies”. 650 more words

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The Marx Brothers in Monkey Business - ★ ★ ★ ★ DVD Review

Some people love The Stooges, others Laurel and Hardy or Abbot & Costello, for me, the ultimate comedy team will always be the Marx Brothers, and nine times out of ten, when I need a good laugh they’re who I turn to. 461 more words

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Happy Birthday Gummo Marx

NAME: Gummo Marx
OCCUPATION: Actor, Comedian, Inventor
BIRTH DATE: October 21, 1892
DEATH DATE: April 21, 1977
PLACE OF BIRTH: … 554 more words

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Friday Double Feature

So first of all, yep, no post on Wednesday mostly because a lot of awesome things have been happening the past week and things are changing in my life and I’m trying to adjust to them and posting hasn’t been easy. 531 more words

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Throwback Trailer: Duck Soup (1933)

Rufus T. Firefly is named president/dictator of bankrupt Freedonia and declares war on neighboring Sylvania over the love of wealthy Mrs. Teasdale.

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Happy Birthday Zeppo Marx

Today is the 113rd birthday of Zeppo Marx.  He was the youngest, most handsome, and most mechanically inclined Marx Brother.  Pay attention to him in the first five movies next time you watch them (you do watch them, don’t you?) and appreciate his quite-often under-appreciated talent. 686 more words