AFI #60 – Duck Soup

Duck Soup 1933 Directed by Leo McCarey Netflix says... Thanks to the patronage of well-heeled widow Mrs. Teasdale (Margaret Dumont), Rufus T. Firefly (Groucho Marx) becomes dictator of the tiny country Freedonia. But when the ambassador of the bordering nation of Sylvania declares his love for Mrs. Teasdale, Firefly declares war. The Marx Brothers are … Continue reading AFI #60 – Duck Soup


AFI #85 – A Night at the Opera

A Night at the Opera 1935 Directed by Sam Wood Netflix says... The Marx Brothers - Groucho, Harpo and Chico - wreak havoc in the opera house in one of their biggest hits. Penned by Morrie Ryskind and George S. Kaufman, the film contains perhaps the greatest Marx comedy bit ever: the crowded stateroom scene. … Continue reading AFI #85 – A Night at the Opera