Woman in Audience Yelling 'Get Off the Stage'
The Fan (1921). Satire. Book adapted by Pitts Duffield. Based on the French play by Robert de Flers and Gaston Armand De Caillavet. Directed by Edgar J. MacGregor
. Punch and Judy Theatre: 3 Oct 1921- Oct 1921 (closing date unknown/32 performances). Cast: Margaret Dumont
(as "Madame Oviedo"), Jackson Dunn (as "Pierre"), Harold ...
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Did You Know?
I'm not a stooge, I'm the best straight woman in Hollywood. There's an art to playing it straight. You must build up your man, but never top him, never steal the laughs from him.
Some have argued that her image of the refined lady who did not understand The Marx Brothers
' humor was an artificial one, since she had a long career being a comedic foil in comedy stage productions years before her more famous work. However, Groucho Marx
himself has said on numerous occasions that she really didn't understand most of the Marx Brothers' humor.
Best known as her roles as the haughty straight woman for the Marx Brothers.