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The comic world of the Marx Brothers' movies : "anything further father?"

Author: Maurice Charney
Publisher: Madison [N.J.] : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press ; Cranbury, NJ : Associated University Presses, ©2007.
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"The Comic World of the Marx Brothers' Movies: "Anything Further Father?" is the first book to consider the Marx Brothers in the context of comic theory and practice. It includes a gag analysis of three famous scenes: the stateroom scene in A Night at the Opera, the mirror scene in Duck Soup, and the "tootsie-frootsie" ice cream scene in A Day at the Races."--BOOK JACKET.
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Charney, Maurice.
Comic world of the Marx Brothers' movies.
Madison [N.J.] : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press ; Cranbury, NJ : Associated University Presses, c2007
(OCoLC)607858512
Named Person: Marx Brothers.; Marx Brothers
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Maurice Charney
ISBN: 9780838641248 0838641245
OCLC Number: 76939973
Description: 130 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The Marx Brothers and comic form --
Three celebrated scenes: gag analysis --
How the Marx Brothers developed their movie characters --
The Marx Brothers movies: The Cocoanuts --
Animal Crackers --
Monkey Business --
Horse Feathers --
Duck Soup --
A Night at the Opera --
A Day at the Races --
Room Service --
At the Circus --
Go West --
The Big Store --
A Night in Casablanca --
The last movies --
The Marx Brothers' movies in context.
Responsibility: Maurice Charney.
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