Active on Broadway in the following productions:
1 Biographical Movie |
6 Print Biographies |
13 Portrayals |
1 Article |
1 Pictorial |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
Marx Brothers | The Marx Bros | The Marx Bros. | The Marx Brothers
5' 5½" (1.66 m)
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But I guess that's the way it is. When you lose something irreplaceable, you don't mourn for the thing you lost. you mourn for yourself.
Although it is popularly believed that Harpo never spoke on film, he is faintly heard in the newsreel footage during the premiere of MGM's "The Great Ziegfeld" in 1936. He approaches the microphone without his wig and make-up and says to Joe Schenk just out of range of the mic: "You gotta do the talkin'." (in a very thick New York City accent) Harpo leans in to the mic after Schenk finishes ...
Usually wore a raincoat, beat up top hat and a red wig. Rarely spoke in his roles and never in films with his brothers. He would use pantomime and often had a bike horn to communicate with. He often had a scene where he would play a harp with great skill.