(1946-05-09) Radio Show: "Burns & Allen"
1 Biographical Movie |
6 Print Biographies |
13 Portrayals |
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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[on performing in vaudeville] If an audience didn't like us we had no trouble finding it out. We were pelted with sticks, bricks, spitballs, cigar butts, peach pits and chewed-out stalks of sugar cane. We took all this without flinching - until Minnie gave us the high-sign that we'd collected our share of the receipts. Then we started throwing stuff back at the audience and run like hell for the ...
gave this reason for Harpo's silence: Once, while playing a theater in Winnipeg, Manitoba, during a vaudeville tour, The Marx Brothers
had a disagreement with the theater's manager regarding their pay. At the end of The Marx Brothers
' engagement there, the manager paid them the amount they had demanded...in several large sacks containing the proper amount in the form of pennies, ...
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.