Wednesday, January 12, 2011

I want a hot ticket!

So, it's been such a long time since I've updated regularly that I haven't had a chance to talk about my new love for the Marx brothers. I discovered the Marx brothers about a month ago. I love their humor! I love the inane plotlines, the repeated gags, and the random musical numbers. So far, I've seen Monkey Business, A Day at the Races, A Night at the Opera, Horse Feathers, and Duck Soup. I've got Love Crazy coming in the mail - I'm pretty excited! My favorite is Monkey Business with A Night at the Opera coming in second. I love Monkey Business best because the plot line is so secondary to the brothers. They're so funny, I hate seeing them in the strictures of a plot. They're so zany and crazy in this one. I love it!

Today is video day! So, I'm going to share one of my favorite ever Marx brothers scenes (so far).

Which is your favorite Marx brothers movie?


  1. COOL! I have recently jumped on the Marx Bros. bandwagon as well, Sally!
    ...they had the New Year's marathon on TCM, and I caught a few (but for some goofy reason, I didn't record...)...the best one so far to me is 'Horse Feathers'...something about Groucho being the pres of a university is inherently funny in and of itself... the opening 'routine' is a hoot, too. I do need to check out all of them, tho...would like a 'box set', but not sure one exists...or currently in 'stock'... oh well - I should have recorded TCM on new year's, y'all...

    Hope you are well, Sally!


  2. Ooh, I'm new to Marx fandom as well but I'm loving them too! I spent my entire NYE glued to TCM too. I am really looking forward to more of your posts on them!

    My favorite of the ones I've seen is probably "Monkey Business" too but there are a couple of scenes in "Animal Crackers" that make me laugh aloud when I think of them.


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