Simon Pure beer
8 Biographical Movies |
27 Print Biographies |
3 Portrayals |
9 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
2 Magazine Cover Photos |
5' 5" (1.65 m)
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[on his time working as an uncredited gag writer for The Marx Brothers
at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer] It was an event when you could get all three of them on the set at the same time. The minute you started a picture with the Marx Brothers you hired three assistant directors, one for each Marx brother. You had two of 'em while you went to look for the third one and the first two would disappear.
Broke his ankle while filming The Electric House
(1922) when he slipped on the escalator and was still recovering from it when he made The Play House
(1921) in which his stunts were considered to be tamer than usual.
His films contain elaborate gadgets of his own devising