The Marx Brothers try and put on a play before their landlord finds out that they have run out of money. To confuse the landlord they pretend that the play's author has contracted some terrible disease and can't be moved. Originally a stage play, the setting shows it's origins, but this is vintage Marx Brothers. Written by
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When Gordon Miller calls to reception pretending to be Dr. Glass, he is holding the phone receiver with his right hand. Seconds later, when he is about to hang up, he is holding it with his left hand. See more
You've been in jail?
Sure, it's'a not so bad. You behave and they make you a trustee.
Opening credits are shown on doors that flip around for each new screen of names. See more
Featured in Anatomy of an Illness
Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
(circa 1872) (uncredited)
Written by Wallis Willis
Arranged by Henry Thacker Burleigh
Sung by The Marx Brothers
, Cliff Dunstan
and Donald MacBride
with Harpo Marx
Reprised by actors in the show See more