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Duck Soup
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Groucho Marx

Groucho Marx

Rufus T. Firefly
Harpo Marx

Harpo Marx

Pinky
Chico Marx

Chico Marx

Chicolini
Zeppo Marx

Zeppo Marx

Bob Roland
Margaret Dumont

Margaret Dumont

Mrs. Teasdale
Raquel Torres

Raquel Torres

Vera Marcal
Louis Calhern

Louis Calhern

Trentino


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Bert Kalmar

Bert Kalmar

(story) and
Harry Ruby

Harry Ruby

(story)


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funnier on the big screen

7 years, 9 months ago at Jul 18 13:51
I saw Duck Soup at the Virginia Theatre in Champaign, IL. I'd seen it before - in fact, I own the DVD, but for some reason, it's infinitely funnier on the big screen. Maybe it's because the physical comedy is more obvious when it's bigger, or maybe it's the community atmosphere of a public theatre, but whatever it is, next time it's screened, I'll be the first person in line to see it.

Very funny and immensely entertaining!

5 years, 12 months ago at Apr 21 11:34
"I got a good mind to join a club and beat you over the head with it."

The Marx Brothers have been fondly remembered for several of their timeless comedy productions. Similar to Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton, their classic films are overflowing with terrific gags that are still hilarious even during the 21st Century.

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Description: The small state of Freedonia is in a financial mess, borrowing a huge sum of cash from wealthy widow Mrs. Teasdale. She insists on replacing the current president with crazy Rufus T. Firefly and mayhem erupts. To make matters worse, the neighboring state sends inept spies Chicolini and Pinky to obtain top secret information, creating ... (more)
Release date: 17 November 1933
UPC: 014381422320
Comedy (23), 1930s (12), Musical (9), War (7), Slapstick (7), Satire (6), Politics (6), 1933 (6), Usa (6), Classic (6), Political (4), Espionage (4), Black & White (4), Marx Brothers (3), Dictator (3), Ambassador (3), Farce (3), Spy (3), Diplomacy (3), B & W (2)
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