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The Marx Brothers in a Nutshell (1982)

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 »

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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 outtakes from their films and interviews with them, in addition to reminiscences and tributes by Dick Cavett, Robert Klein, David Steinberg and others. Written by Ipsith

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A wonderful summary
8 May 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Even though I had seen 90% of the Marx Brother's films before watching this it was still great to watch. This was first video showed in my Cinema studies class covering the life and works of the Marx Brothers. I was pleasantly surprised to see that instead of addressing the brothers as a whole each brother was described in detail both on camera and off. This is an amazing documentary that clearly shows how the Marx Brothers affected other great comedians such as Woody Allen and Dick Cavett, as well as the impact they have had on a variety of generations. If you ever wanted to know what kind of fast pace intelligent humor you were getting into this would make a great introduction.


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