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Groucho Marx Newswire

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  1. Ken Hanke: A childhood friend remembersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Mountain Xpress

    I grew up with Ken Hanke. He was my best friend in elementary school, and we remained good friends all through high school and into our college and young adult years.

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  2. The unstoppable rise of funny womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | Sunday Herald

    ... and comedian Phyllis Diller, born way back in 1917, was spotted as a contestant on a game show hosted by Groucho Marx. Known for her eccentric costumes, cackling laugh and a dry line in self-depreciating humour, she was first US female comedian to ...

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  3. Review: 'The Cocoanuts' combines Marx Brothers silliness with sophisticated song and danceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Cedar City a As Act II opens in Utah Shakespeare Festival's fast and funny production of "The Cocoanuts," Mrs. Potter is singing "Five O'Clock Tea" stage left. Meanwhile, the Marx Brothers are up to their usual zany shenanigans stage right.

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  4. Well-cast 'Cocoanuts' at Utah Shakespeare Festival is sure to please Marx Brothers fansRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Deseret News

    Tasso Feldman, left, as Harpo/Silent Red and Jim Paulos as Chico/Willie Wony Diddydony in the Utah Shakespeare Festival's 2016 production of "The Cocoanuts." The Utah Shakespeare Festival's comedy "The Cocoanuts" caters to a specific brand of comedy, but audiences are likely to find themselves laughing along no matter their sense of humor.

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  5. Men & Chicken 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | This Is Leicestershire

    A bonkers and brilliant slice of twisted European cinema with a stand out performance from Mads Mikkelson, Men & Chicken mixes the jet-black humour of The Lobster with the slapstick of The Marx Brothers. After their father passes away, oddball brothers Gabriel and Elias discover he wasn't their biological parent, so they set off to meet their real family on the island of Ork.

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  6. Items From Legendary Director, Frank Darabont Make Their Way To The Auction Block July 30, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | PR Newswire

    Significant Collection includes Comics and Illustration Art, Movie Posters and Bronze Sculptures from the Personal Collection of the Hollywood Icon memorabilia once again brings an exclusive collection to market from one of the industry's most prolific directors. Following the hugely successful sale of , collectors can enjoy comic and illustration art, including select works from the personal collection of legendary writer, director and producer, , a bronze of the "Cyclops" creature by Ray Harryhausen, and rare movie posters including the only known Frankenstein 1941 Italian 4-fogli, and much more.

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  7. USF's 'Much Ado' strikes skillful balance of storylinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    ... constable Dogberry (John Plumpis, who may be even funnier here than he is as "The Cocoanuts' " resident Groucho Marx) and none other than festival founder Fred C. Adams as the addled, decrepit Verges, who's forever on the verge of toppling over. ...

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  8. Marx Brothers' merry mayhem lives on in USF's 'Cocoanuts'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    Wacky characters played by the even wackier Marx Brothers - Chico , Groucho and Harpo - get caught up in the 1920 Florida land boom in the musical The Cocoanuts at the Utah Shakespeare Festival. No, not that Marxism.

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  9. FILM: Military MightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Artforum Intl.

    KICKING BACK AND CHILLING in an undisclosed concrete-reinforced location, you would be hard pressed to corral two vintage Hollywood comedies separated by a deeper chasm of sensibility than Here Comes Mr. Jordan and Dr. Strangelove, Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb . However the gleaming new Blu-ray editions of them disclose certain endearing and disconcerting affinities.

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  10. The Essential A&E Picks for July 7-13Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | Salt Lake City Weekly

    THURSDAY 7.7 Utah Shakespeare Festival It's another new season of amazing theater in Southern Utah, but this one has more of a spark of the new than many others. For 2016, the Utah Shakespeare Festival christens its brand-new home, the $35-million Beverly Taylor Sorensen Center for the Arts.

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  11. Me Tarzan. Me Sorry About Colonialism.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | LA Weekly

    At last, a Hollywood reimagining with a point. David Yates' two-fisted pulp-studies spree The Legend of Tarzan doesn't just update Edgar Rice Burroughs' white-boy jungle-bro for our age of heightened sensitivities and bit rates.

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  12. Marx Brothers Musical Revival I'LL Say She is Extends Off-BroadwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Is was never adapted for film, or revived on stage. The show was lost to history, until writer, performer, and Groucho Marx ist Noah Diamond spent six years researching, restoring, and adapting it. Diamond's new book Gimme a Thrill: The Story of ...

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  13. Marx Brothers Holy Grail "I'll Say She Is" Shines AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... has seen the publication of new and illuminating Marx analysis, arcana and minutiae, including Lee Siegel's "Groucho Marx: The Comedy of Existence" and "The Annotated Marx Brothers: A Filmgoer's Guide to In-Jokes, Obscure References and Sly Details" ...

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  14. BWW Review: Forgotten Marx Bros. Musical I'LL Say She is; Restored! Revived! RejoiceRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Traditionally, actors who bear at least a modest resemblance to some beloved public figure of the past have found ways to parlay their good fortune into solo play or cabaret act. Fortunately, Noah Diamond who is a top-shelf Groucho Marx impersonator, also seems to be a dedicated musical comedy archeologist, at least when it comes to a scarcely-remembered 1924 Broadway hit titled I'LL SAY SHE IS, which served as a vehicle for a quartet of brothers who had spent their youth climbing to the top of the vaudeville circuit.

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  15. Who was born in New Orleans? And who wasn't?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | The Times-Picayune

    Yes, the talkshow diva and Disney voice was born in New Orleans. Well, Metairie, if you want to split hairs.

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  16. Marx Brothers' Duck Soup screens at Menlo Park Library on June 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | InMenlo.com

    ... the president withdraws and places the government in the hands of the "fearless, progressive" Rufus T. Firefly (Groucho Marx). At his inauguration, Firefly shows up late, insults everyone in sight, and sings a song about how he intends to abuse his ...

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  17. 12 Father's Day movies to watch with the familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    I have a 14-year-old son who doesn't go to the movies. Has no interest in going to the movies.

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  18. On Writing:The Sound of Writing, Part 2Read the original story

    Jun 8, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    Once upon a time, many years ago in central Washington, I was contracted by a government agency to review and edit an environmental impact statement analyzing the significance of a certain action's effects on a high-visibility endangered species. The first draft of the document was made available to reviewers, and after having time to thoroughly review the draft, the other reviewers and I met in Teleconferenceland to discuss it.

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  19. Duck Soupat Paramount TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | The Austin Chronicle

    Not rated, 70 min. Directed by Leo McCarey., Starring Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx, Zeppo Marx and Margaret Dumont.

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  20. Today's EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | The Austin Chronicle

    Formed in Brooklyn by bassist/vocalist Alex Levine, his guitarist brother Ryan, drummer/stepbrother Zach Staggers, and guitarist Matt Elkin in 2007, brainy, brawny, DIY garage punks the So So Glos arrive in the wake of third LP Kamikaze .

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