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Horse Feathers (1932) was a Comedy - Romance Film directed by Norman Z. McLeod and produced by Herman J. Mankiewicz.

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Review: Horse Feathers (1932)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Oct 19, 2018 From 4 Star Films

At Paramount Pictures The Marx Brothers released a row of comedies with seemingly arbitrary names evoking fauna like Animal Crackers, Monkey Business, Horse Feathers, and of course Duck Soup. ?The phrase ?“Horse Feathers” is essentially a variation on “Nonsense” though it sou... Read full article


DOUBLE BILL #14: Animal Crackers (1930) and Horse Feathers (1932)

By Carol Martinheira on May 8, 2018 From The Old Hollywood Garden

DOUBLE BILL #14: Animal Crackers (1930) and Horse Feathers (1932) On May 8, 2018 By CarolIn Uncategorized Marx Brothers films are the wackiest things ever put on screen. They might not be everyone?s cup of tea, but I, for one, adore them. And while Animal Crackers (193... Read full article


Horse Feathers (1932, Norman Z. McLeod)

By Andrew Wickliffe on Dec 30, 2017 From The Stop Button

Horse Feathers finally finds its funny sometime in the second half. The film plays like the main plot has been removed and just a subplot remains, so it?s impressive it ever does. And when it does, it?s depressing?director McLeod and (wow, four) writers Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby, S.J. Perelman, and Wi... Read full article


Throwback Thursday – Horse Feathers (1932)

By Michael on Jan 5, 2017 From Durnmoose Movie Musings

Between this blog and my previous one, Professor Damian’s Public Domain Treasure Chest, I’ve been writing about movies for quite a while now. Because of that, there are a lot of posts that have simply gotten lost to the mists of time. So, I figured I’d use the idea of “Throwb... Read full article


Horse Feathers (1932)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Aug 9, 2013 From 4 Star Films

This comedy starring the Marx Brothers opens with Groucho being made the new president of a college. His son Zeppo implores him to get some players to help them win a big football game. However, after going to the Speakeasy Groucho winds up with Harpo and Chico while the professionals are on the oth... Read full article


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Quotes from

Connie: If icky baby don't learn about the football signals, icky baby gonna cwy.
Professor Wagstaff: If icky girl keep on talking that way, big stwong man's gonna kick all of her teef wight down her fwoat.


Baravelli: There's a man outside with a big black moustache.
Professor Wagstaff: Tell him I've got one!


Professor Wagstaff: You know, this is the first time I've been out in a canoe since I saw "The American Tragedy."


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Facts about

Before she became famous, Shirley Temple walked by the set with her parents at one point during filming. Harpo Marx reportedly approached her parents with an offer to adopt the child on the spot for $50,000.
One of over 700 Paramount Productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since.
A scene in which all four of The Marx Brothers play a poker game as the university burns to the ground around them was filmed but cut.
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