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|Named Person:||Hélio Silva|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||Leo McCarey; Bert Kalmar; Harry Ruby; Adolph Zukor; Norman Z McLeod; S J Perelman; Will B Johnstone; Victor Heerman; Morrie Ryskind; Jesse L Lasky; Joseph Santley; Robert Florey; Groucho Marx; Harpo Marx; Chico Marx; Zeppo Marx; Margaret Dumont; Raquel Torres; Louis Calhern; Edmund Breese; Leonid Kinskey; Charles B Middleton; Edgar Kennedy; Thelma Todd; David Landau; Rockcliffe Fellowes; Harry Woods; Ruth Hall; Tom Kennedy; Lillian Roth; Louis Sorin; Hal Thompson; Margaret Irving; Kathryn Reece; Robert Greig; Edward Metcalf; Oscar Shaw; Mary Eaton; Cyril Ring; Kay Francis; Basil Ruysdael; Henry Sharp; Arthur Sheekman; Nat Perrin; Ray June; Arthur L Todd; Pierre Collings; George J Folsey; Irving Berlin; Frank E Tours; George S Kaufman; Sam Harris; Music Masters (Musical group),; Marx Brothers,; Paramount Pictures Corporation,; Paramount Publix Corporation,; Paramount Famous Lasky Corporation,; Universal Pictures (Firm),|
|Language Note:||English or dubbed Spanish dialogue, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.|
|Notes:||Title from container.
Includes bonus disc.
"Duck soup" originally released as a motion picture in 1933; "Horse feathers" originally released as a motion picture in 1932; "Monkey business" originally released as a motion picture in 1932; "Animal crackers" originally released as a motion picture in 1930; "The cocoanuts" originally released as a motion picture in 1929.
Animal crackers: Based on the musical play by George S. Kaufman, Morrie Ryskind, Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby.
Cocoanuts: From the play originally presented by Sam H. Harris ; book by George S. Kaufman.
Bonus materials: Theatrical trailers to each movie (except "Monkey business" and "The cocoanuts") included on each disc. Disc 6: Today Show interviews with: Harpo Marx - 1961; Groucho Marx - 1963; William Marx - 1985.
|Credits:||Duck soup: photographed by Henry Sharp ; additional dialogue by Arthur Sheekman and Nat Perrin.
Horse feathers: music and lyrics by Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby ; photographed by Ray June.
Monkey business: additional dialogue by Arthur Sheekman ; photographed by Arthur L. Todd.
Animal crackers: continuity by Pierre Collings ; photographed by George Folsey.
Cocoanuts: music and lyrics by Irving Berlin ; musical director, Frank Tours ; photographed by George Folsey.
|Cast:||Duck soup: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx, Zeppo Marx, Margaret Dumont, Raquel Torres, Louis Calhern, Edmund Breese, Leonid Kinsky, Charles B. Middleton, Edgar Kennedy.
Horse feathers: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx, Zeppo Marx, Thelma Todd, David Landau.
Monkey business: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx, Zeppo Marx, Rockcliffe Fellowes, Harry Woods, Thelma Todd, Ruth Hall, Tom Kennedy.
Animal crackers: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx, Zeppo Marx, Lillian Roth, Margaret Dumont, Louis Sorin, Hal Thompson, Margaret Irving, Kathryn Reece, Robert Greig, Edward Metcalf, the Music Masters.
Cocoanuts: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx, Zeppo Marx, Oscar Shaw, Mary Eaton, Cyril Ring, Kay Francis, Margaret Dumont, Basil Ruysdael.
|Target Audience:||MPAA rating: Not rated.|
|Description:||6 videodiscs (approximately 6 hrs., 43 min.) : DVD video, sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (34 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 19 cm)|
|Details:||DVD, NTSC, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0 mono, single-layer, single-sided.|
|Contents:||Disc 1. Duck soup (69 min. ; 1933) / Paramount presents ; directed by Leo McCarey ; story, music and lyrcs by Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby --
Disc 2. Horse feathers (67 min. ; 1932) / Adolph Zukor presents ; directed by Norman McLeod ; by Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby, S.J. Perelman and Will B. Johnstone --
Disc 3. Monkey business (78 min. ; 1932) / Paramount presents ; directed by Norman McLeod ; by S.J. Perelman and Will B. Johnstone --
Disc 4. Animal crackers (97 min. ; 1930) / Paramount presents ; directed by Victor Heerman ; screen play by Morrie Ryskind --
Disc 5. The cocoanuts (93 min. ; 1929) / Adolph Zukor & Jesse L. Lasky present ; adapted by Morrie Ryskind ; directed by Joseph Santley and Robert Florey --
Disc 6. Bonus materials.
|Series Title:||Silver screen collection.|
|Other Titles:||Duck soup (Motion picture)
Horse feathers (Motion picture)
Monkey business (Motion picture : 1932)
Animal crackers (Motion picture)
Cocoanuts (Motion picture)
Horse feathers: Professor Quincy Wagstaff has just been installed as the new president of Huxley College.
Monkey business: While stowing away on a ship to America, the boys get involuntarily pressed into service as toughs for a pair of feuding gangsters.
Animal crackers: Captain Spaulding, the noted explorer, returns from Africa and attends a gala party held by Mrs. Rittenhouse.
Cocoanuts: Mr. Hammer runs a bankrupt hotel in Florida, where he will try anything to make money.
- Presidents -- Drama.
- College presidents -- Drama.
- Explorers -- Drama.
- Presidentes -- Teatro.
- Exploradores -- Teatro.
- Silva, Hélio. -- Presidentes -- Teatro.
- College presidents.