Movie – 1933 – Classic Special – Duck Soup – Starring The Marx Brothers

DOG COMMENTARY:  Duck Soup is a 1933 Marx Brothers comedy film written by Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby…. with additional dialogue by Arthur Sheekman and Nat Perrin and directed by Leo McCarey…..which was 1st released theatrically by Paramount Pictures on November 17, 1933….as this film was then billed as the “Four Marx Brothers”….with Groucho, Harpo, Chico and Zeppo….and also featured Margaret Dumont, Louis Calhern, Raquel Torres and Edgar Kennedy….for it was the last Marx Brothers film to feature Zeppo….and the…

Comedy – Special – Those Fabulous Clowns – Chaplin & Fields & Abbott N Costello & Keeton et al

DOG ASIDE: Every now an then as I am clawing my way through the 2300 hours of vintage sports, comedy and music video library that I am posting to this site….I run across something that is really special….like this program titled Those Fabulous Clowns….which was hosted by Richard Kiley….is one of those hidden treasures. As Kiley…

Groucho Marx Sings Why Am I So Romantic & Harpo Marx Plays The Harp

DOG ASIDE: The Marx Brothers were were a family comedy act that was successful in vaudeville, on Broadway and in motion pictures from 1905 to 1949. Five of the Marx Brothers’ thirteen feature films were selected by the American Film Institute (AFI) as among the top 100 comedy films of all time…..with two of them “Duck Soup” and…