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a family of United States comedians consisting of four brothers with an anarchic sense of humor

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War wages in Europe, while back in Blighty a group of entertainers battle to save a theatre from closure by masquerading as The Marx Brothers.
Marx Brothers is located in a very unique small house," says Van Hale, one of the partner owners of Marx Brothers.
Before long the funnyman was writing quips for the Marx brothers and punching up dialogue on "The Wizard of Oz.
In the Marx Brothers movies, what instrument is played by Chico?
Included in the exhibition are a number of unrealized film projects, one which he planned for the Marx brothers.
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1) Cousins gathered favorite funny movies like vintage Marx Brothers films, watched Candid Camera classics, and had books of humor read to him.
I am a Marx Brothers fan (I saw their first film The Cocoanuts in the Capitol cinema, Queen Street, Cardiff in 1929) and their script-writers SJ Perelman, George S Kaufman, Arthur Sheekman, Bert Kalmar and others could never have come up with such crazy comedy situations as those staged at the 2004 Republican Party Convention in Madison Square Garden.
Yet Wired goes on to say, soberly, that "for all the ostensible advantages, digital voting's recent history plays like a Marx Brothers movie.
There's a lot of resentment out there," Stern observes, "and nothing fuels humor more than hostility--the Marx Brothers proved that.
So far the war drums along the Potomac haven't quite generated the same enthusiasm for mayhem the Marx Brothers achieved among the citizenry of Fredonia, but amid all the dark insinuations about Iraq's "weapons of mass destruction," they might as well roll out the dancing generals and see what happens.
A Marx Brothers radio drama was presented along with the winning argument from the movie My Cousin Vinny.
Foster's number in the first Marx Brothers film, The Cocoanuts (Paramount, 1929), which Billman calls "possibly the first overhead shot of dancers" on film.
Duxbury's next appointment will be with Smokey Minstrel," revealed the Marx Brothers fan, who named his bitch after the long-suffering Margaret Dumont character in `A Night At The Opera'.
Monkey Business: The Lives and Legends of the Marx Brothers, by Simon Louvish, New York: St.