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Groucho and W.C. Fields
Language: en
Pages: 196
Authors: Wes D. Gehring
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994 - Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi

Books about Groucho and W.C. Fields
The Comic World of the Marx Brothers' Movies
Language: en
Pages: 130
Authors: Maurice Charney
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Press

The Comic World of the Marx Brothers' Movies: "Anything Further Father?" is the first book to consider the Marx Brothers in the context of comic theory and practice. It includes a gag analysis of three famous scenes: the stateroom scene in A Night at the Opera, the mirror scene in
The Clark Gable and Carole Lombard Murder Case
Language: en
Pages: 183
Authors: George Baxt
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-06-30 - Publisher: Minotaur Books

"A clever plot, witty innuendo, and plenty of the Hollywood greats for company." - Library Journal As Gone With the Wind approaches release, all the stars but Clark Gable prepare to head for Atlanta for the big premiere. Clark and his wife, Carole Lombard, are too distressed to celebrate the
A Century of the Marx Brothers
Language: en
Pages: 185
Authors: Joseph Mills
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-03-26 - Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

In 1905 Julius Marx began his vaudeville career with the singing group The Leroy Trio and was abandoned in the middle of the tour. It was an inauspicious start for the person who would become "Groucho." A hundred years later, the Marx Brothers have permeated our culture from the plastic
Mass Appeal
Language: en
Authors: Edward D. Berkowitz
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-09-27 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Mass Appeal describes the changing world of American popular culture from the first sound movies through the age of television. In short vignettes, the book reveals the career patterns of people who became big movie, TV, or radio stars. Eddie Cantor and Al Jolson symbolize the early stars of sound