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The Marx Brothers silver screen collection [videorecording].

McCarey, Leo, film director. (Added Author). McLeod, Norman Z., 1898-1964 film director. (Added Author). Florey, Robert, 1900-1979 film director. (Added Author). Santley, Joseph, 1889-1971 film director. (Added Author). Heerman, Victor, 1893-1977 film director. (Added Author). Marx, Groucho, 1890-1977 actor. (Added Author). Marx, Harpo, 1888-1964 actor. (Added Author). Marx, Chico, 1887-1961 actor. (Added Author). Marx, Zeppo, 1901-1979 actor. (Added Author). Paramount Pictures, Inc., production company. (Added Author). Universal Studios Home Video (Firm), film distributor. (Added Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Mooresville Public Library - Mooresville DVD FIC MAR (Text) 37323005275527 MEDIA Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (6 hrs., 47 min.) : sd., b&w. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Universal City, Calif. : Universal, [2013]

Content descriptions

General Note: Title from container.
"The cocoanuts" originally released as a motion picture in 1929; "Animal crackers" originally released as a motion picture in 1930; "Monkey business" originally released as a motion picture in 1931; "Horse feathers" originally released as a motion picture in 1932; "Duck soup" originally released as a motion picture in 1933.
Bonus features: 3 vintage interviews from The today show with Harpo, Chico and William Marx featuring rarely seen home movies.
Formatted Contents Note: disc 1. The cocoanuts / Paramount Pictures ; directed by Josheph Santley and Robert Florey (96 min. ; 1929) ; Animal crackers / Paramount Pictures ; directed by Victor Heerman (97 min. ; 1930) -- disc 2. Monkey business / Paramount Pictures ; directed by Norman McLeod (77 min. ; 1931) -- Horse feathers / Paramount Pictures ; directed by Norman McLeod (68 min. ; 1932) ; Duck soup / Paramount Pictures ; directed by Leo McCarey (68 min. ; 1933)
Creation/Production Credits Note: Directors of photography, Henry Sharp, Ray June, Arthur L. Todd, George Folsey ; music, Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby, Irving Berlin.
Participant or Performer Note: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx, Zeppo Marx.
Summary, etc.: "Cocoanuts"; Groucho as a hotel owner, Harpo and Chico as con men. "Animal crackers"; Loosely centers around a painting stolen during a house party. "Monkey business"; Running from the authorities the Marx Brothers stowaway on a luxury liner where they encounter and become bodyguards for rival gangsters. "Horsefeathers"; Professor Quincy Wagstaff has just been installed as the new president of Huxley College."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.
System Details Note: DVD, NTSC; full frame 1.33:1; Dolby Digital 2.0 mono.
Language Note: English dialogue with optional English SDH subtitles.
Subject: Presidents > Drama.
College presidents > Drama.
Explorers > Drama.
Genre: Comedy films.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Feature films > United States.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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