Animal Crackers (1928). Musical comedy. Material by George S. Kaufman
and Morrie Ryskind
. Music by Bert Kalmar
and Harry Ruby
. Lyrics by Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby. Musical Direction by Gus Salzer. Musical Direction by Russell Markert. Drected by Oscar Eagle
. 44th Street Theatre: 23 Oct 1928- 6 Apr 1929 (191 performances). Cast...
1 Biographical Movie |
2 Print Biographies |
2 Portrayals |
1 Pictorial |
Marx Brothers | Herbert Marx
5' 8" (1.73 m)
Did You Know?
Since he'd missed out when his brothers received their nicknames, he was given one by his siblings. He was always practicing acrobatics, so he was named "Zippo" -- after "Mr. Zippo," the star of a well-known chimpanzee act. Feeling it was unflattering, he insisted it be Zeppo. Another version of this story , was that his name was changed to "Zeppo" in honor of the then popular "Zepplin".
Usually played the romantic straight man in films with his brothers