This salute to the famous comedy team of the Marx Brothers shows clips from many of their best-known films, including Duck Soup, Horse Feathers and Animal Crackers. Also shown are rare ... See full summary »
After two sailors are conned into buying a lame race-horse, they go ashore to sort out the problem, but when they realize that the horse is one of a pair of identical twins, their plan for revenge becomes more complicated.
Leslie Nielsen hosts this retrospective of the Marx Brothers, from their early career on stage to their post-film career in television. Their children and co-workers are interviewed, and numerous clips and rare footage being shown. Written by
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Interesting documentary about the Marx Bros. The first half focuses on their early career and their movie heydays. It doesn't have any great revelations to make, but it's fun and insightful. The second half's of more interest to fans, covering their later years and TV lives. Some priceless footage of Groucho on "You Bet Your Life" and clips of Harpo and Chico in some of their post-movie ventures. Works well as either a nice introduction to their work, or as a nostalgia piece for already confirmed fans.
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