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The Annotated Marx Brothers: A Filmgoer's Guide to In-Jokes, Obscure References and Sly Details

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Have you ever watched a Marx Brothers film and wondered what 'habeas Irish rose' is? What is the trial of Mary Dugan with sound? What is a college widow? When exactly did Don Ameche invent the telephone? Their films are full of such in-jokes and obscure theatrical, literary and topical references that can baffle modern audiences. In this viewer's guide to the Marx Brothers you will find the answer to such mysteries, along with an exhaustive compilation of background information, obscure trivia and even the occasional busted ...

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The Annotated Marx Brothers: A Filmgoer's Guide to In-Jokes, Obscure References and Sly Details
2015, McFarland & Co Inc, Jefferson, NC

ISBN-13: 9780786497058

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