History Creator / MarxBrothers

18th Jun '17 5:40:01 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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* BookWorm: Groucho, who always regretted barely spending any time in school as a child, was an avid bookworm, attempting to read a new book every day and even writing several himself. One of his proudest moments was when several of his writings were preserved in the Library of Congress for historical significance. He often remarked that "Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read."


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* BookWorm: Groucho, who always regretted barely spending any time in school as a child, was an avid bookworm, attempting to read a new book every day and even writing several himself. One of his proudest moments was when several of his writings were preserved in the Library of Congress for historical significance. He often remarked that "Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read."
18th Jun '17 2:52:49 PM nombretomado
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* Gummo (Milton Marx), nicknamed for the sneaky, or "gumshoe", way he had of walking around backstage, or a pair of galoshes ("gumshoes") he had as a child. Having a lifelong dislike of being onstage, Gummo left the act right before it became famous to join the army during UseefulNotes/WorldWarI, although he was never sent to Europe due to the war ending shortly after. Zeppo, who until then was considered too young to be in the act, took over his place. Like Zeppo, he later became a manager for his siblings and other talent, but he kept at it longer than his younger sibling. He died four months before Groucho, with the latter not being informed of his death in fear of making his already frail health worse. According to ThatOtherWiki, the contemporary actor Gregg Marx is his grandson.

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* Gummo (Milton Marx), nicknamed for the sneaky, or "gumshoe", way he had of walking around backstage, or a pair of galoshes ("gumshoes") he had as a child. Having a lifelong dislike of being onstage, Gummo left the act right before it became famous to join the army during UseefulNotes/WorldWarI, although he was never sent to Europe due to the war ending shortly after. Zeppo, who until then was considered too young to be in the act, took over his place. Like Zeppo, he later became a manager for his siblings and other talent, but he kept at it longer than his younger sibling. He died four months before Groucho, with the latter not being informed of his death in fear of making his already frail health worse. According to ThatOtherWiki, Wiki/ThatOtherWiki, the contemporary actor Gregg Marx is his grandson.
11th May '17 8:52:30 PM Mdumas43073
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* SecretWord: Groucho and Chico have a famous routine based on this concept in Film/HorseFeathers. HilariousInHindsight is the fact that Groucho would later become the host of a game show called Film/YouBetYourLife where a secret word was also an important part of the game.

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* SecretWord: Groucho and Chico have a famous routine based on this concept in Film/HorseFeathers. ''Film/HorseFeathers''. HilariousInHindsight is the fact that Groucho would later become the host of a game show called Film/YouBetYourLife ''Film/YouBetYourLife'' where a secret word was also an important part of the game.
11th May '17 8:50:47 PM Mdumas43073
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* SilentPartner: Chico frequently did the talking for Harpo.

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* SilentPartner: Chico frequently did the talking for Harpo.Harpo, and even lampshaded this on occasion.



* TheSpeechless: It's not entirely clear whether Harpo's character is this or just TheVoiceless. In any case, he communicates just fine through mime and whistling.



* TheVoiceLess: Harpo, who is unable to speak, but communicates through mime and whistling.
2nd May '17 10:46:09 PM OnGreenDolphinStreet
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* Gummo (Milton Marx), nicknamed for the sneaky, or "gumshoe", way he had of walking around backstage, or a pair of galoshes ("gumshoes") he had as a child. Gummo left the act when drafted during UseefulNotes/WorldWarI, although he never reached Europe, about the time the Marxes were first becoming famous. According to ThatOtherWiki, the contemporary actor Gregg Marx is his grandson.

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* Gummo (Milton Marx), nicknamed for the sneaky, or "gumshoe", way he had of walking around backstage, or a pair of galoshes ("gumshoes") he had as a child. Having a lifelong dislike of being onstage, Gummo left the act when drafted right before it became famous to join the army during UseefulNotes/WorldWarI, although he was never reached Europe, about sent to Europe due to the time war ending shortly after. Zeppo, who until then was considered too young to be in the Marxes were first becoming famous.act, took over his place. Like Zeppo, he later became a manager for his siblings and other talent, but he kept at it longer than his younger sibling. He died four months before Groucho, with the latter not being informed of his death in fear of making his already frail health worse. According to ThatOtherWiki, the contemporary actor Gregg Marx is his grandson.
23rd Feb '17 9:55:08 PM CaptEquinox
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* There was actually a ''sixth'' Marx Brother, Manfred Marx, who was also the oldest; he died of enterocolitis while still a baby.

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* There was actually a ''sixth'' Marx Brother, Manfred Marx, who was also the oldest; he died of enterocolitis while still on 17 July 1886, aged seven months. He is buried in New York Washington Cemetery near Minnie's mother Fanny.
* Marx "sister" Polly was actually
a baby.cousin whom Minnie and Frenchie adopted.
30th Jan '17 5:26:51 PM snichols1973
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** During their Vaudeville years in the 1910's, Gummo left the group and enlisted in ''UsefulNotes/WorldWarI'', but he never saw any action because the armistice was signed shortly afterwards. Afterwards, he operated a theatrical agency and worked in the Hollywood agent business.
30th Nov '16 9:35:47 PM Xtifr
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'''The Marx Brothers''' were vaudeville comedians from the early 20th century. They later starred in their own Broadway shows, and subsequently movies. They were wild and outrageous, gutbustingly hilarious with the central three being masters of different kinds of humor: verbal (Groucho), ethnic and musical (Chico), and surreal pantomime slapstick (Harpo).

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'''The The Marx Brothers''' Brothers were vaudeville comedians from the early 20th century. They later starred in their own Broadway shows, and subsequently movies. They were wild and outrageous, gutbustingly hilarious with the central three being masters of different kinds of humor: verbal (Groucho), ethnic and musical (Chico), and surreal pantomime slapstick (Harpo).
24th Nov '16 8:28:51 PM Kalmbach
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* Groucho performed the part of Ko-Ko in a production of ''TheMikado'' on ''The Bell Telephone Hour''.
8th Nov '16 7:02:47 PM dlchen145
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* {{Badass}}: The brothers. Special mention to Harpo in ''A Night At Casablanca'' where he gets simply openly bored parrying the dueling strokes of one of the Nazis. And of course Groucho, a KarmicTrickster who doesn't even tremble in front of a death threat.
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