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Groucho, Harpo, Chico, and sometimes Zeppo

a history of the Marx Brothers and a satire on the rest of the world.

by Joe Adamson

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Published by Simon and Schuster in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Marx Brothers,
    • Comedians -- United States -- Biography,
    • Motion picture actors and actresses -- United States -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 447-451.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN2297.M3 A4
      The Physical Object
      Pagination464 p.
      Number of Pages464
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5305211M
      ISBN 100671214586
      LC Control Number72087944

        “Groucho, Harpo, Chico and Sometimes Zeppo” is loaded with anecdotes and side trips that will endear it to every fan of Minnie's boys. Joe Adam son has evidently spoken to every writer. Honk"") and many more. Throughout Adamson evaluates the sometimes disastrous interplay of directors, material and performers and explicates some gags that made it and some that didn't (a Keaton stunt flopped with Harpo, for example). The works begin with Minnie-promoted olios and end with the last bombs of the '50's.

      Condition: Very Good. Adamson, Joe. Groucho, Harpo, Chico, and Sometimes Zeppo: A Celebration of the Marx Brothers. New York: Pocket, pp. Indexed. Bibliography. 16mo. Mass Market. Book condition: Very good with lightly bumped edges and previous owner's signature penned on front fly-leaf. Seller Inventory # UADAGRO01HMR. - Explore jamiehawkins's board "The Marx Brothers", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Harpo marx, Comedians and Groucho marx pins.

      Guest this week include Robert S. Bader (author of Four of the Three Musketeers: The Marx Brothers on Stage), Robert Weide (producer of Marx Brothers in a Nutshell) and Joseph Adamson (author of Groucho, Harpo, Chico and Sometimes Zeppo: A History of . According to a September article in Newsweek, Groucho, Harpo, Chico, and Zeppo all signed to appear as themselves in a biopic entitled The Life and Times of the Marx Brothers. In addition to being a non-fiction biography of the Marxes, the film would have also featured the brothers reenacting much of their previously unfilmed material from.


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