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Brad's Marx Brothers Page

In the spirirt of the Marx Brothers films, this page is presented to you in glorious black and white.
For best results, this page should be viewed at 800x600 resolution with 16-bit color (Thousands of colors)
(Such are the ironies of greyscale).
 
Groucho    Chico    Harpo    Zeppo


GrouchoHello, and welcome to Brad's Marx Brothers Page. This page is far more popular than I'd ever thought possible. I know so many people who know absolutely nothing about the Marxes. Since starting this page, I have received e-mails from many different people of many different ages and backgrounds. I'm glad to know that the Marx Brothers are still appreciated today.

New!Additions (September 26, 1998):

I have changed the songs in the song section. Also, check the Internet section for a Marx Brothers movie schedule.

 
 

 

The Marx Brothers on the Internet:
Chico

Chico: When we first started out, we gotta no idea you give us this grand reception. We don't deserve it. And when I say we don't deserve it, believe me I know what I'm a-talkin' about.
These are some of the best places to go on the internet to find out more about the Marx brothers.


!!!!!A Night at the Opera!!!!!
Zeppo

Groucho: Do you know that America is waiting to hear him sing?
Chico: Well, he can sing loud, but he can't sing that loud.
The lyrics to Lydia, the Tatooed Lady, from At the Circus
The lyrics to Hooray for Captain Spaulding, from Animal Crackers
And, by popular demand:
Lydia, the Tatooed Lady, from At the Circus.
Wanrning: These sound files are all between 1 Meg and 2 Megs. Do not download these if you have a slow connection, unless you have a lot of free time on your hands.

The wit of the Marx Brothers:
Harpo

Groucho: Say, I used to know a fellow that looked exactly like you by the name of Emanuel Ravelli. Are you his brother?
Chico: I'm Emanuel Ravelli.
Groucho: You're Emanuel Ravelli?
Chico: I'm Emanuel Ravelli.
Groucho: Well, no wonder you look like him. But I still insist there is a resemblance.
Chico: Ha, ha! He thinks I look alike.
(A sound icon means that a sound file is available for the selection. Click on the icon to hear the sound.)
Groucho on the economy (from Animal Crackers): Groucho dictates a letter (from Duck Soup)Sound file available Groucho's attempts at romance (from Horse Feathers): Groucho on love (from Duck Soup): Sound file available Don't point that beard at me, it might go off!
Beard Picture

Groucho on love (from Duck Soup): Sound file available

Groucho just being Groucho (from Horse Feathers): Groucho on musical taste (from A Night at the Opera): Chico on ethics (from Animal Crackers):
Three cheers
Three Cheers for Captain Spaulding! Three Cheers for Captain Spaulding!
Groucho on love (from A Night at the Opera): Groucho to Margaret Dumont (from Duck Soup): Sound file available Groucho on art (from Animal Crackers): Chico's journey to America (from A Night at the Opera): Sound file available
That's a fine way to carry ice. Where are your tongs?Harpo and Chico
Groucho flirting (from Monkey Business):Sound file available Chico's billing plan (from Animal Crackers): Groucho on Chico (from the introduction to "Why a Duck?"): Groucho on Harpo (from the introduction to "Why a Duck?"):

Any resemblance between these two characters and living persons is purely accidental

Photo Gallery

Groucho: I wish to announce that a buffet supper will be served in the next room in five minutes. In order to get you in that room quickly, Mrs. Schmalhausen will sing a soprano solo in this room.
A few more images of the marxes, set aside on another page to save donwload time.
The MarxesEnter photo gallery.The Marxes
 
 


Netscape NowThis page is Enhanced for Netscape 2.0 and above. If you want to get a good web browser, meet me tonight under the moon. Oh, I can see you now - you and the moon. You wear a necktie so I'll know you. Have you heard of the battle between Netscape and Microsoft over web browsers? I think Groucho has the only appropriate comment.Sound file available on this topic.

Pictures and text are taken from the books "Why a Duck?" (1971) and "Hooray for Captain Spaulding!" (1974), both edited by Richard J. Anobile. .wav sounds (except advantage.wav) were sampled with my own equipment from the MCA Universal videotape releases of the Paramount Pictures Animal Crackers (1930), Horse Feathers(1932), and Duck Soup (1933), and the MGM Picture A Night at the Opera (1935). The file advantage.wav was sent to me by a Marx Bros. fan. The song, Lydia the Tatooed Lady, was sampled with my own equipment from the MGM Picture At the Circus (1939), as shown on Cinemax.

Mail me to let me know how you like my page, or just to say hi to a fellow Marx Brothers fan: austib@rpi.edu

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Last updated Sept 26, 1998