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The Big Store (1941) was a Comedy - Musical Film directed by Charles Reisner and produced by Louis K. Sidney.

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Mr. Grover: If Ms. Phelps were not my fiancée, I would turn in my resignation and walk out of this store for good!
Martha Phelps: Oh no, no...
Wolf J. Flywheel: Fiancée?
Martha Phelps: Yes.
Wolf J. Flywheel: You mean a woman of your culture and money and beauty and money and wealth and money would, would marry that imposter?

Wolf J. Flywheel: [In "Sing While You Sell" number] Come on, Wacky: Nagasaki!

Wolf J. Flywheel: [Flywheel has mistaken the Hastings brothers for the killers and handcuffed them] There you are. I give you the killers.
Tommy Rogers: Why, it's the Hastings brothers, the men who are going to buy the store.
Wolf J. Flywheel: Gentlemen, I'm terribly sorry, but it's really not my fault. You certainly do look like crooks.

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The Marx Brothers announced that this would be their last film, but they actually went on to make two more.
The final teaming of The Marx Brothers with Margaret Dumont.
Lee Phelps is credited in studio records/casting call lists for the role of "Piano Mover" in this movie, but the two piano movers in the film were Adrian Morris and Ethan Laidlaw.
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Big Store, The (1941) Tue. 22 Oct. 03:00 PM EST

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