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Marx Brothers

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(Biography) the. a US family of film comedians, esp Arthur Marx, known as Harpo (1888–1964), Herbert Marx, known as Zeppo (1901–79), Julius Marx, known as Groucho (1890–1977), and Leonard Marx, known as Chico (1886–1961). Their films include Animal Crackers (1930), Monkey Business (1931), Horsefeathers (1932), Duck Soup (1933), and A Day at the Races (1937)
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Noun1.Marx Brothers - a family of United States comedians consisting of four brothers with an anarchic sense of humorMarx Brothers - a family of United States comedians consisting of four brothers with an anarchic sense of humor
Groucho, Julius Marx, Marx - United States comedian; one of four brothers who made motion pictures together (1890-1977)
Chico, Leonard Marx, Marx - United States comedian; one of four brothers who made motion pictures together (1891-1961)
Arthur Marx, Harpo, Marx - United States comedian; one of four brothers who made motion pictures together (1893-1964)
Herbert Marx, Marx, Zeppo - United States comedian; one of four brothers who made motion pictures together (1901-1979)
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THE inimitable Marx Brothers have inspired a new comedy play coming to Liverpool next weekend.
Named as a celebration to the property's historic location and located on the site the Marx Brothers filmed their famous movies Animal Crackers and Coconauts, the seven-story condominium is being developed by a joint venture of Kaufman Astoria Studios and Procida Companies.
If so, you can trust Marx Brothers Cafe to impress your guest on Valentine's Day with their ever-changing prix fix menu in an elegant and uncommon setting for Anchorage.
Marx, who died in 1979, aged 78, starred in the first five Marx Brothers feature films.
The Marx Brothers Encyclopedia provides a revised, updated edition of Glenn Mitchell's classic A-Z guide and covers the Marx Brothers' entire career in detail, including all their movies, guest appearances, stage shows and TV shows.
With moves essentially unchanged from the time of the Marx Brothers, there's hat swapping, leg lifting and a brilliant police chase with ludicrous sound effects.
Twelve-year-old twins Adam and Daniel Parker love movies starring the Marx Brothers.
Your ability to make sense of Groucho's words and Harpo's pantomimes in an old Marx Brothers movie takes place in the same regions of your brain, says new research funded by the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), one of the National Institutes of Health.
A wealth of color photos from his achievements accompanies the story of his rise to fame and his encounters with stars from Lucille Ball to the Marx Brothers in this vivid memoir, recommended for any general-interest lending library.
And visitors are also being offered two tickets for the price of one for this night at the opera (with apologies to the Marx Brothers who made the original Night at the Opera film.
The play is about cover-up and the deception of authority and the power of the state which sounds very heavy and Kafka but Anarchist is closer to Marx Brothers than Marx with pantomime disguises and enough silliness to keep a dark and serious undercurrent hidden in the background - even to the end of what is an entertaining production.
Included in the exhibition are a number of unrealized film projects, one which he planned for the Marx brothers.