History Theatre / AnimalCrackers

10th Apr '16 11:53:21 AM jamespolk
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* SurrealHumor: Harpo and Chico are absconding with the painting. They go to exit out a picture window but it's pouring rain. They go out the other side of the room instead, and there it's sunny and beautiful. Chico cries out "California!" as they leave.
10th Apr '16 11:46:53 AM jamespolk
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* CartoonBugSprayerCartoonBugSprayer: Harpo wields one of these which is filled with ether. He uses it to knock out everyone at the mansion.


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* RunningGag: Harpo literally chasing a sexy blonde around the mansion. At the end, after he's knocked her out along with everyone else with ether, he lies down next to her and knocks himself out.
12th Feb '16 9:16:52 AM eroock
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'''''Animal Crackers''''' is a musical comedy that originally starred the four MarxBrothers: Groucho, Harpo, Chico, and Zeppo. Originally a 1928 Broadway show, written by George S. Kaufman and Morrie Ryskind, with songs by Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby, the movie version, filmed in Astoria, Queens, New York, was released on August 23, 1930. The stage show has occasionally been revived by theatrical companies.

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'''''Animal Crackers''''' ''Animal Crackers'' is a musical comedy that originally starred the four MarxBrothers: Groucho, Harpo, Chico, and Zeppo. Originally a 1928 Broadway show, written by George S. Kaufman and Morrie Ryskind, with songs by Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby, the movie version, filmed in Astoria, Queens, New York, was released on August 23, 1930. The stage show has occasionally been revived by theatrical companies.
12th Jan '16 12:37:41 AM Kirayoshi
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* {{Polyamory}}: Played for laughs when Captain Spaulding jokingly proposes to two women at once:
-->'''Mrs. Rittenhouse''': But that's bigamy.\\
'''Spaulding''': [[{{Pun}} Yes and it's big of me too.]] It's big of all of us. Let's be big for a change!
17th Aug '15 1:53:54 PM Mdumas43073
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''Animal Crackers'' was a musical that originally starring the four MarxBrothers: Groucho, Harpo, Zeppo, and Chico. Originally a 1928 Broadway show, written by George S. Kaufman and Morrie Ryskind, with songs by Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby, the movie version, filmed in Astoria, Queens, New York, was released on August 23, 1930. The show has been occasionally revived by theatrical companies.

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''Animal Crackers'' was '''''Animal Crackers''''' is a musical comedy that originally starring starred the four MarxBrothers: Groucho, Harpo, Zeppo, Chico, and Chico.Zeppo. Originally a 1928 Broadway show, written by George S. Kaufman and Morrie Ryskind, with songs by Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby, the movie version, filmed in Astoria, Queens, New York, was released on August 23, 1930. The stage show has been occasionally been revived by theatrical companies.
14th Aug '15 8:00:19 PM LiamA
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* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: "We took some pictures of the native girls, but they weren't developed. But we're going back again in a couple of weeks!"
6th Jul '15 9:09:29 AM gallium
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* AsideComment: Eugene O'Neill style, parodied. "Pardon me while I have a strange interlude."

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* AsideComment: Eugene O'Neill style, parodied. "Pardon me while I have a strange interlude.Theatre/StrangeInterlude."
9th Jun '15 9:31:30 AM jayoungr
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* Captain Spaulding's speech has two examples (see DoubleEntendre for one of them):

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AmbiguousSyntax: Captain Spaulding's speech has two examples (see DoubleEntendre for one of them):
9th Jun '15 9:31:14 AM jayoungr
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* Captain Spaulding's speech has two examples (see DoubleEntendre for one of them):
-->"One morning I shot an elephant in my pajamas. How he got in my pajamas I dunno."
7th Mar '15 4:28:30 AM Mdumas43073
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In the 1990s, a 15-second clip filmed in Multicolor during the rehearsal of a scene in Animal Crackers was found and aired as a part of the AMC documentary ''Glorious Technicolor'' (1998). The clip is significant because it is the only known color footage of the Marx Brothers together.

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In the 1990s, a 15-second clip filmed in Multicolor during the rehearsal of a scene in Animal Crackers ''Animal Crackers'' was found and aired as a part of the AMC documentary ''Glorious Technicolor'' (1998). The clip is significant because it is the only known color footage of the Marx Brothers together.


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* FakeShemp: There's one scene where Captain Spaulding is apparently [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xDjdASLzwpE played by Zeppo]].
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