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Title: The Best of the Marx Brothers.
Description: London, Folio Society. 2008, Second Printing. Hard Cover with dust jacket. 315 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H), hard cover (full silver cloth blocked with a design in black & white by David Pearson and Vicky Sawdon on front board and spine), gray 'metallic-effect' slipcase, repeated in the endpapers. B&w photographs, colour reproductions of movie posters. Contents: Introduction; Birthmarx: Chico / Harpo / Groucho / Gummo and Zeppo; The Early Shows: The Nightingales / 'Fun in Hi Skule' and 'Mr Green's Reception' / 'Home Again'; Stage, Film, and Radio Scripts: The Highlights: The Napoleon Sketch from 'I'll Say She Is!' / The Bidding Scene from 'The Cocoanuts' / Three Scenes from 'Animal Crackers' / A Contretemps from 'Monkey Business' / Dialogue from 'Horse Feathers' / Dialogue from 'Duck Soup' / Two Episodes from 'Fl ywheel, Shyster and Flywheel' / Dialogue from 'A Night at the Opera' / Dialogue from 'A Day at the Races'; The Groucho Letters: To Warner Bros. / From T.S. Eliot / To Gummo Marx / To Russell Baker / To Fred Allen / To Goodman Ace / To Phil Silvers / To Norman Krasna / To Joseph N. Welch / To James A. Linen / To Donald Budge / To Alistair Cooke; Harpo Speaks!: The Education of Me / Adrift in Grandpa's Democracy / Enter: A Character / Enough Black Jelly Beans / Love Me and the World Is Mine / The Silencing of Patsy Brannigan / But Can You Carry if on the 'Chief'? / Exapno Mapcase, Secret Agent; The Groucho Show: 'You Bet Your Life' / The Secret Word is Groucho: A Compendium of Groucho One-Liners / Brief Exchanges / Outtakes According to Groucho; Sources and Acknowledgements; Index. Tiny soiling mark on fore-edge of page 3/4. Slipcase has a few tiny dints on rear corners, a few small shallow dints on one side panels, one small faint stain on one side panel. Near Fine/Very Good+.

Keywords: Animal Crackers, Chicago, William Bullitt, Cocoanuts, Duck Soup, Walter Duranty, Miss Flatto, I'll Say She Is!, Night at Opera; Horse Feathers, Fun in Hi Skule, Day at Races, Entertainment, Mgm, Zeppo, Gummo, Orpheum, Harry Ruby, Schoenberg, Marx Brothers

Price: US$ 35.00 Seller: Capricorn Books
- Book number: 25062

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