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Animal Crackers (1930)

 





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Animal Crackers (1930)

In this early Marx Brothers film:

  • the many slapstick scenes and verbal gags with Captain Spaulding (Groucho Marx) - Groucho's most celebrated character - leading the rousing "Hooray for Captain Spaulding!" (Groucho's familiar theme song)
  • the leg-holding scene
  • the unbelievable boxing/wrestling match between the Professor (Harpo Marx) and Mrs. Rittenhouse (Margaret Dumont)
  • the lunatic bridge game
  • Spaulding's greatest monologue about his African exploits
  • the business letter dictation scene
  • the verbal nonsensical duels of wits between Spaulding and Ravelli (Chico Marx)
  • the Professor's famous silverware-dropping routine

"Hooray for Captain Spaulding"


With Mrs. Rittenhouse

Lunatic Bridge Game

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