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Title The Marx Brothers. Silver screen collection [(DVD) videorecording] / Paramount Pictures ; producer, Monta Bell ; directed by Leo McCarey, Norman McLeod, Robert Florey, Joseph Santley.

Publication Info. Universal City, CA : Universal, [2004]
1 hold on first copy returned of 1 copy
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult DVD Fiction  F MAR    DUE 08-19-20
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Description 6 videodiscs (DVD)(405 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono, single-layer, single-sided.
Language English or dubbed Spanish dialogue, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Note Title from container.
"Duck soup" originally released as a motion picture in 1933; "Horse feathers" originally released as a motion picture in 1932; "Monkey business" originally released as a motion picture in 1932; "Animal crackers" originally released as a motion picture in 1930; "The cocoanuts" originally released as a motion picture in 1929.
Special features: theatrical trailers to each movie (except "The cocoanuts") included on each disc.
For specific features see interactive menu.
Cast Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx, Zeppo Marx, Margaret Dumont, Thelma Todd, Rockliffe Fellowes, Lillian Roth, Oscar Shaw.
Credits Directors of photography, Henry Sharp, Ray June, Arthur L. Todd, George Folsey ; music, Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby, Irving Berlin.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary 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. Horse feathers: Professor Quincy Wagstaff has just been installed as the new president of Huxley College. Monkey business: While stowing away on a ship to America, the boys get involuntarily pressed into service as toughs for a pair of feuding gangsters. Animal crackers: Captain Spaulding, the noted explorer, returns from Africa and attends a gala party held by Mrs. Rittenhouse. The cocoanuts: Mr. Hammer runs a bankrupt hotel in Florida, where he will try anything to make money.
Contents Duck soup / Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby -- Horse feathers / Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby, S.J. Perelman, Will B. Johnstone -- Monkey business / S.J. Perelman, Will B. Johnstone -- Animal crackers / Morrie Ryskind -- The cocoanuts / Morrie Ryskind.
Subject Comedy films -- Videodiscs.
Presidents -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
College presidents -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Explorers -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Genre Feature films.
Added Author McCarey, Leo.
McLeod, Norman Z., 1898-1964.
Florey, Robert, 1900-1979.
Santley, Joseph, 1889-1971.
Marx, Groucho, 1890-1977.
Marx, Harpo, 1888-1964.
Marx, Chico, 1887-1961.
Marx, Zeppo, 1901-1979.
Dumont, Margaret, 1889-1965.
Sharp, Henry, 1892-1966.
June, Ray, 1898-1958.
Todd, Arthur L.
Folsey, George J., 1898-1988.
Kalmar, Bert, 1884-1947.
Ruby, Harry.
Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989.
Universal Pictures (Firm)
Added Title Marx Brothers
ISBN 0783255489
Standard No. 025192125027
Music No. 21250 Universal
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