History YMMV / MarxBrothers

12th Oct '15 1:28:13 PM LBHills
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** Upper class people don't generally come up with the longer end of the stick either. Of course, a lot of that comes from the Depression Era roots of the act; Film/TheThreeStooges and other comedy troupes of the time did the same. But then again, few people get treated well by the characters the Marxes play.

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** Upper class people don't generally come up with The upper classes were the longer end butt of a lot of the stick either.crueler humor. Of course, a lot of that comes from the Depression Era roots of the act; Film/TheThreeStooges and other comedy troupes of the time did the same. But then again, few people get treated well by the characters the Marxes play.And it's not like they were shy about delivering a comeuppance to anyone else.
7th Sep '15 10:16:20 PM nombretomado
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* CoveredUp: A rare non-song example: ''ANightAtTheOpera'' and ''ADayAtTheRaces'' are better known as Music/{{Queen}} albums than as Marx Brothers movies.

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* CoveredUp: A rare non-song example: ''ANightAtTheOpera'' ''Film/ANightAtTheOpera'' and ''ADayAtTheRaces'' are better known as Music/{{Queen}} albums than as Marx Brothers movies.
22nd Jul '15 4:23:34 PM SmokestackJones
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** There are also the argument between whether or not their MGM films were any good or if they simply didn't make any movies after leaving Universal.

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** There are also the argument between whether or not their MGM films were any good or if they simply didn't make any good movies after leaving Universal.Paramount.
22nd Mar '15 11:12:39 PM NWolfman
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* CrossesTheLineTwice: A real life example. When the brothers were first introduced to their future straight-woman Margret Dumont at a dinner party, Chico was warned not to make any obscene comments to her. When miss Dumont entered, Chico walked over to her, took her and and said, as politely as can be, "Y'know, I'd really like to [[PrecisionFStrike fuck you]]." Her response? "[[CrowningMomentOfFunny And tonight, dear boy, you shall]]."

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* CrossesTheLineTwice: A real life example. When the brothers were first introduced to their future straight-woman Margret Dumont at a dinner party, Chico was warned not to make any obscene comments to her. When miss Dumont entered, Chico walked over to her, took her and and said, as politely as can be, possible, "Y'know, I'd really like to [[PrecisionFStrike fuck you]]." Her response? "[[CrowningMomentOfFunny And tonight, dear boy, you shall]]."
22nd Mar '15 11:11:46 PM NWolfman
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* CrossesTheLineTwice: A real life example. When the brothers were first introduced to their future straight-woman Margret Dumont at a dinner party, Chico was warned not to make any obscene comments to her. When miss Dumont entered, Chico walked over to her, took her and and said, as politely as can be, "Y'know, I'd really like to [[PrecisionFStrike fuck you]]." Her response? "[[CrowningMomentOfFunny And tonight, dear boy, you shall]]."
22nd Mar '15 10:51:19 PM NWolfman
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** There are also the argument between whether or not their MGM films were any good or if they simply didn't make any movies after leaving Universal.



** Chico's portrayal of an Italian immigrant, Harpo's original "Irish bruiser" character from his vaudeville days, etc. Hey, it was the '30s!

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** Chico's portrayal of an Italian immigrant, Harpo's original "Irish bruiser" character from his vaudeville days, etc. Hey, [[FairForItsDay it was the '30s!'30s]]!
28th Jun '14 3:22:07 PM BHDFGBHGF
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28th Jun '14 2:46:21 PM ChaoticNovelist
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* VanillaProtagonist: Zeppo was invariably overshadowed by his [[LargeHam much hammier]] brothers. Without him, they wouldn't look so hammy by contrast.



** There's the scene in ''The Big Store'' where they have black actors literally picking their cotton in-store...

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** There's the scene in ''The Big Store'' where they have black actors literally picking their cotton in-store...in-store.
* VanillaProtagonist: Zeppo was invariably overshadowed by his [[LargeHam much hammier]] brothers. Without him, they wouldn't look so hammy by contrast.
28th Jun '14 2:45:53 PM ChaoticNovelist
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* DesignatedProtagonistSyndrome: You'd be surprised how many of their movies had ''Zeppo'' in the lead role. Despite being a talented actor and comedian in his own right, Zeppo was invariably overshadowed by his [[LargeHam much hammier]] brothers.

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* DesignatedProtagonistSyndrome: You'd be surprised how many of their movies had ''Zeppo'' in the lead role. Despite being a talented actor and comedian in his own right, VanillaProtagonist: Zeppo was invariably overshadowed by his [[LargeHam much hammier]] brothers.brothers. Without him, they wouldn't look so hammy by contrast.



** Of course then there's the scene in ''The Big Store'' where they have black actors literally picking their cotton in-store...

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** Of course then there's There's the scene in ''The Big Store'' where they have black actors literally picking their cotton in-store...
2nd Nov '13 4:43:19 PM dannybeans
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* CoveredUp: A rare non-song example: ''ANightAtTheOpera'' and ''ADayAtTheRaces'' are better known as Music/{{Queen}} albums than as Marx Brothers movies.
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