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Author: Leo McCareyBert KalmarHarry RubyGroucho MarxHarpo MarxAll authors
Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2011]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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After being appointed the dictator of Freedonia, Rufus T. Firefly proceeds to bring the mythical nation to a halt by showing up late and insulting everyone at his inauguration. Hoping to oust the unfit new leader, two spies are sent from the neighboring Sylvania. Soon enough, war is declared between the two nations with outrageous results. Including Groucho's famous mirror scene and final battle scene, it remains as  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Comedy films
Drama
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Leo McCarey; Bert Kalmar; Harry Ruby; Groucho Marx; Harpo Marx; Chico Marx; Zeppo Marx; Margaret Dumont; Raquel Torres; Louis Calhern; Edmund Breese; Leonid Kinskey; Charles B Middleton; Edgar Kennedy; Henry Sharp; Arthur Sheekman; Nat Perrin; Marx Brothers.; Paramount Pictures, Inc.; Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
OCLC Number: 727130025
Language Note: In English or dubbed Spanish with optional French or Spanish subtitles and optional English subtitles for the hearing impaired (SDH).
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1933.
Special feature: Trailer.
Credits: Photography, Henry Sharp ; additional dialogue by Arthur Sheekman and Nat Perrin.
Cast: The Marx Brothers (Groucho, Harpo, Chico, Zeppo), Margaret Dumont, Raquel Torres, Louis Calhern, Edmund Breese, Leonid Kinsky, Charles B. Middleton, Edgar Kennedy.
Target Audience: Rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (1 hr., 9 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC, region 1; full screen (1.33:1); Dolby Digital 2.0 mono.
Other Titles: Duck soup (Motion picture)
Responsibility: a Paramount picture ; directed by Leo McCarey ; story, music, and lyrics by Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby.
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After being appointed the dictator of Freedonia, Rufus T. Firefly proceeds to bring the mythical nation to a halt by showing up late and insulting everyone at his inauguration. Hoping to oust the unfit new leader, two spies are sent from the neighboring Sylvania. Soon enough, war is declared between the two nations with outrageous results. Including Groucho's famous mirror scene and final battle scene, it remains as entertaining and relevant today as when first released in 1933.

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