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A Night at the Opera (1935) was a Comedy - Musical Film directed by Sam Wood and Edmund Goulding and produced by Irving Thalberg.
A Night at the Opera was inducted into the National Film Registry in 1993.
A Night at the Opera (1935) – UpdatedBy 4 Star Film Fan on Dec 29, 2015 From 4 Star Films
That’s in every contract, that’s what you call a sanity clause.” – Groucho You can’t a fool a me there ain’t no sanity clause” – Chico The Marx Brothers had a set formula, where everyone else played the drama straight and they do what ever they want. S... Read full article
Review: A Night at the Opera (1935)By 4 Star Film Fan on Dec 29, 2015 From 4 Star Films
“That’s in every contract, that’s what you call a sanity clause.” – Groucho “You can’t a fool a me there ain’t no sanity clause” – Chico The Marx Brothers had a set formula, where everyone else played the drama straight and they did whateve... Read full article
A Night at the Opera (1935, Sam Wood)By Andrew Wickliffe on Mar 2, 2015 From The Stop Button
As good as the Marx Brothers are in A Night at the Opera–and George S. Kaufman and Morrie Ryskind’s strong script is important too–director Wood really brings the whole thing together. The film has its obligatory musical subplot and romantic leads. Wood knows how to balance those e... Read full article
A Night at the Opera (1935)By 4 Star Film Fan on Aug 14, 2013 From 4 Star Films
Starring the Marx Brothers, this vehicle for their comedy has Groucho, Harpo, and Chico trying to help two lovers earn positions at the opera. Along the way Groucho tries to marry a rich patron and Chico and Harpo run from the law as stowaways. This film which could be seen as having a dramatic sto... Read full article
A Night at the Opera (1935)By Beatrice on May 2, 2013 From Flickers in Time
A Night at the Opera Directed by Sam Wood 1935/USA Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) Repeat viewing #90 of 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Let’s see, is there a plot? Well, Mrs. Claypool (Margaret Dumont) has hired Otis B. Driftwood (Groucho Marx) to get her into high society, an unlikely pro... Read full article
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Tony: Mail for you? You don't work here.
Fiorello: Well where am I gonna get my mail? I no work anyplace.
Ricardo: But I will still remember the happiness we've known.
Fiorello: How do you do?
Otis B. Driftwood: [resting his foot on Lassparri, who's been knocked out] Hello.
Fiorello: What's the matter Mr.?
Otis B. Driftwood: Oh, we had an argument and he pulled a knife on me so I shot him.
Fiorello: [raises a foot] Do you mind if I...?
Otis B. Driftwood: No-no, go right ahead. Plenty of room.
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The opera performed as the movie's climax is Giuseppe Verdi's Il Trovatore.
Premiere voted this movie as one of "The 50 Greatest Comedies Of All Time" in 2006.
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