Hail, Hail, Euphoria!

Hail, Hail, Euphoria!

Presenting the Marx Brothers in Duck Soup, the Greatest War Movie Ever Made

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Bestselling author Roy Blount Jr. tells the story of theclassic Marx Brothers wartime satire Duck Soup. As always, Blount isinformed yet informal, tongue-in-cheek yet tempered, providing the perfectvoice to recount the irreverent antics of Harpo, Chico, Groucho, and Zeppo. Readers of HarpoSpeaks, The Essential Groucho,and Monkey Business and fans of Animal Crackers, A Night at the Opera and the Marx Brothers’ other timelesscomedies—as well as all fans of Blount’s witty and insightful books like Alphabet Juice and Feet on the Street and listeners to NPR’s weekly news quiz, Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me—will becaptivated by the lyrical humorist’s compelling, behind-the-scenes storytellingof the 1933 classic film.


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Presents a look at the Marx Brothers movie "Duck Soup," describing the influence that the comedic interactions and verbal wit of the four brothers had on the making of the famous anti-war film.

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Bestselling author Roy Blount Jr. tells the story of theclassic Marx Brothers wartime satireDuck Soup. As always, Blount isinformed yet informal, tongue-in-cheek yet tempered, providing the perfectvoice to recount the irreverent antics of Harpo, Chico, Groucho, and Zeppo. Readers ofHarpoSpeaks, The Essential Groucho,and Monkey Business and fans of Animal Crackers, A Night at the Opera and the Marx Brothers’ other timelesscomedies—as well as all fans of Blount’s witty and insightful books likeAlphabet Juice and Feet on the Street and listeners to NPR’s weekly news quiz,Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me—will becaptivated by the lyrical humorist’s compelling, behind-the-scenes storytellingof the 1933 classic film.


Publisher: New York : It Books, c2010
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780062009760
0062009761
9780061808173
0061808172
9780061808166
0061808164
Branch Call Number: 791.4372 D858Z, B623h
Characteristics: 145 p. : ill. ; 22 cm

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Apr 07, 2014

Good details and great stories about the making of the movie, the players involved, and the Marx's career. Riffing on the the movie's funniest bits felt unnecessary.

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