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A Few Words About A few words about... The Marx Brothers Collection

Discussion in 'DVD' started by Robert Harris, Apr 25, 2004.

  1. Steve Christou

    Steve Christou Long Member

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    What Ron said, start with the early Paramount comedies, which are better and funnier than the more lavish and song heavy MGM productions. That said though MGM's A Night at the Opera is my 2nd favorite Marx Bros film right after the gloriously zany Duck Soup. Hmmm I think I'll watch a couple of these at christmas.

    "You're willing to pay him a thousand dollars a night just for singing? Why, you can get a phonograph record of Minnie the Moocher for 75 cents. And for a buck and a quarter, you can get Minnie."
     
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    Is the DVD of "At the Circus" edited or missing a scene? I'm just watching the DVD's after a long break from the films and really enjoying them again but I am almost positive that "At the Circus" contains the skit of Chico comparing Marriage to a 3 Ring Circus. It was a great skit and I was surprised to not see it there. I'm almost certain it occurs near the beginning when Chico is going to send a telegram to request Groucho's services as a lawyer but its not there. Was this a cut print and no one noticed? I don't have my VHS or Laserdisc copies anymore but it was definately in both of those.
     
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    Very belated reply: That was in an Abbott and Costello movie, not At the Circus.
     
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    It getting to be that time of the year.

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    I first saw "At the Circus" fifty years ago, and in that time, besides many tv viewings, I've owned the VHS, laser-disc, DVD, and saw it at a revival theater, and never seen the gag with Chico and the three ring circus joke, only in Abbott and Costello's Wistful Widow of Wagon Gap.
     
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    just under the 'ten year' gun.
     

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