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The Comic World of the Marx Brothers" Movies "Anything Further Father?" by Maurice Charney

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Published by Fairleigh Dickinson University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Film theory & criticism,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • Performing Arts/Dance,
  • Entertainment & Performing Arts - Actors & Actresses,
  • Comedy,
  • Film & Video - History & Criticism

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages136
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8223402M
ISBN 100838641245
ISBN 109780838641248

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p. ; 24 cm Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index The Marx Brothers and comic form -- Three celebrated scenes: gag analysis -- How the Marx Brothers developed their movie characters -- The Marx Brothers movies: The Cocoanuts -- Animal Crackers -- Monkey Business -- Horse Feathers -- Duck Soup -- A Night at the Opera -- A Day at the Races -- Room Service -- At the Circus Pages:   New Marx Brothers Book Captures Their Early Stage Madness News Robert S. Bader unearths an unprecedented comic history in Four of the Three Musketeers: The Marx Brothers on Stage. "The Comic World of the Marx Brothers' Movies: "Anything Further Father?" is the first book to consider the Marx Brothers in the context of comic theory and practice. It includes a gag analysis of three famous scenes: the stateroom scene in A Night at the Opera, the mirror scene in Duck Soup, and the "tootsie-frootsie" ice cream scene in A Day. The Music of the Marx Brothers A Bio-Discography of the Works of Groucho, Harpo, Chico, Gummo, and Zeppo Marx" In the s and 40s the Marx Brothers kept the world laughing in good times and bad with such screen classics as Animal Crackers, Duck Soup and A Night at the Opera.

The Marx Brothers were an American family comedy act that was successful in vaudeville, on Broadway, and in motion pictures from to Five of the Marx Brothers' thirteen feature films were selected by the American Film Institute (AFI) as among the top comedy films, with two of them, Duck Soup () and A Night at the Opera (), in the top members: Chico Marx, Gummo Marx, . The Marx brothers; their world of comedy by Allen Eyles (Book) Hail, hail, euphoria!: presenting the Marx Brothers in Duck soup, the greatest war movie ever made by Roy Blount (Book). There are some people in the world - people who grew up after an early s renaissance of interest in the Marx Brothers, but before the Internet - whose interest in the Marx Brothers bordered on pathological, but couldn't be shared by more than a select few. I am one of those people.4/5(25).   "The Comic World of the Marx Brothers' Movies: "Anything Further Father?" is the first book to consider the Marx Brothers in the context of comic theory and practice. It includes a gag analysis of three famous scenes: the stateroom scene in "A Night at the Opera", the mirror scene in "Duck Soup", and the "tootsie-frootsie" ice cream scene in "A Author: Maurice Charney.

Kinske, Daniel (ed.): Art Ducko: An Illustrated History of the Marx Brothers, Vol. I Originally announced for , then made into a Kickstarter campaign in , which was cancelled, this book was finally published in It includes many illustrations and cartoons of the Marx Brothers from their lives and movies up to "Duck Soup". Yes, under communism, you won't have to degrade yourself to the rich to beg for a job. You will, however, have to still get along with the other workers, so it will be no paradise. The Marx Brothers were a family comedy act that was successful in vaudeville, on Broadway, and in motion pictures from to 5 of the Marx Brothers’ 13 feature films were selected by the American Film Institute (AFI) as among the top comedy films. Their movies Duck Soup and A Night at the Opera are both in the AFI’s top 12 comedy movies.   The Marx Brothers reputations were revitalized and reintroduced to a new generation in the late 60s, early 70s, during the turbulent period of Vietnam, Civil rights and Watergate. The Marx’s anti-establishment nature appealed to the youth of the 70s and the films played in and around college campuses all through the 70s.