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A Day at the Races


Groucho Marx, Chico Marx, Harpo Marx, Allan Jones View All


George Seaton (Screenplay), George Seaton (Story), Sam Wood (Director), Robert Pirosh (Screenplay) View All

Release: Jun. 11th, 1937
Runtime: 1 hour, 51 minutes
Doctor Hugo Hackenbush, Tony, and Stuffy try and save Judy's farm by winning a big race with her horse. There are a few problems. Hackenbush runs a high priced clinic for the wealthy who don't know he has his degree in Veterinary Medicine.
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Duck Soup was the first Marx Brothers film I ever saw, and I really liked it because it condensed all the brothers' strengths - Groucho's witty wordplay, Harpo's mute tomfoolery, and Chico being a capable foil for both of them - into a quick and easy film about a fake European country going to war.