Young hopefuls trying to stage a Broadway show on a shoestring are sustained with food by expert shoplifter Harpo. They little suspect that his donations include the special sardine can hiding the Romanoff diamonds! Slinky Madame Egelichi and her henchmen will do anything to get them back, but the Marx Brothers lead them a merry chase.Written by
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Since The Marx Brothers is credited first in the opening set of credits, but is not in the more comprehensive end credits, it is listed first in the IMDb cast list, as required by IMDb policy on cast ordering. See more »
Faustino's response when he asks Harpo to "Clear your head" See more »
The first few seconds - the Approved code - are missing from some prints (including video prints). The code is printed on the back of Groucho's chair - in the prints without the code, the film just fades in when Groucho turns around. See more »
This last Marx Brothers film is NOT the right place to begin if you've never seen one of their movies before. That said, it's not as bad as its reputation suggests either. It was originally conceived as a vehicle for Harpo, so as a result we get lesser input from Chico and even less from Groucho (which is especially unfortunate). But as it stands, Harpo fans should find some things to chuckle about, on and off.
That's the main problem with LOVE HAPPY - it's not consistent in entertaining you, and the funny bits come and go. It's also too long and veers off into other characters we just don't care about. But you could do worse, and this is noteworthy as Marilyn Monroe's debut film (she's got a tiny part). It's always a pleasure to see Ilona Massey strutting her stuff, too.
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