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The Marx Brothers silver screen collection.

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). Directors of photography, Henry Sharp, Ray June, Arthur L. Todd, George Folsey ; music, Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby, Irving Berlin. (Cast).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Mooresville PL - Mooresville DVD FIC MAR (Text) 37323005275527 MEDIA Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (6 hrs., 47 min.) : sound, black and white ; 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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