The Marx Brothers: A Bio-Bibliography

The Marx Brothers A Bio Bibliography This bio bibliography was designed to present a combined biographical critical and bibliographical portrait of the Marx Brothers It examines their significance in film comedy in particular and as p

Marx Brothers The first Marx Brothers Thalberg film was A Night at the Opera , a satire on the world of opera, where the brothers help two young singers in love by throwing a production of Il Trovatore into chaos. The Marx Brothers The Marx Brothers, Groucho, Chico, Harpo and Zeppo are a group of actors known for Duck Soup , Animal Crackers Horse Feathers A Night in Casablanca A Day at the Races and A Night at the Opera . The Marx Brothers Biography The Marx Brothers Find out about the Marx Brothers, the immensely popular family act known for their stage and film performances from the early s to the late s, including Animal Crackers , Duck Soup and A Night at the Opera. Chico, Harpo, Groucho, Gummo, Zeppo The Marx Marx Brothers for Beginners If you are new to the Marx Brothers check out the Beginners page to get some suggestions which movies to watch or what to read. Marx Brothers American actors Britannica Nov , Marx Brothers, American comedy team that was popular on stage, screen, and radio for years They were celebrated for their inventive attacks on the socially respectable and upon ordered society in general. Marx Brothers Rotten Tomatoes When the four Marx Brothers became an overnight sensation on Broadway in I ll Say She Is in , they had already spent years in show business Their uncle, character actor Al Shean of Gallagher and Shean , helped them get started in the business, spurred on by their mother Minnie.

  • Title: The Marx Brothers: A Bio-Bibliography
  • Author: Wes D. Gehring
  • ISBN: 9780313245473
  • Page: 385
  • Format: Hardcover
  • This bio bibliography was designed to present a combined biographical, critical, and bibliographical portrait of the Marx Brothers It examines their significance in film comedy in particular, and as popular culture figures in general The book is divided into five sections, beginning with a biography which explores the public and private sides of the Marx Brothers The seThis bio bibliography was designed to present a combined biographical, critical, and bibliographical portrait of the Marx Brothers It examines their significance in film comedy in particular, and as popular culture figures in general The book is divided into five sections, beginning with a biography which explores the public and private sides of the Marx Brothers The second section is concerned with the influences of the Marx Brothers as icons of anti establishment comedy, as contributors to developments in American comedy, as early examples of saturation comedy, and as a crucial link between silent films and the talkies Three original articles, two by Groucho and one by Gummo, comprise part three A bibliographical essay, which assesses key reference materials and research collections, is followed by two bibliographical checklists Appendices containing a chronological biography with a timeline, a filmography, and a selected discography complete the work.

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    1. Valuable for any serious student of the Marx Brothers. The long, extensively footnoted biography of (primarily) Groucho, Chico, and Harpo, with comments on Gummo and Zeppo, contains few new nuggets on America's funniest family act, but it cross-indexes information from many sources to give ideas on the sources for some of their cinema gags from "The Cocoanuts (1929) to "Love Happy" (1950) and personal commentary on the brothers and their families. Gehring includes a short essay on their unique b [...]

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