Horse Feathers (1932) was a Comedy - Romance Film directed by Norman Z. McLeod and produced by Herman J. Mankiewicz.
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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Professor Wagstaff: And I say to you gentlemen that this college is a failure. The trouble is we're neglecting football for education.
Professor in Wagstaff's Study, Professor in Wagstaff's Study: Exactly. The professor is right.
Professor Wagstaff: Oh, I'm right, am I? Well, I'm not right, I'm wrong. I just said that to test you. Now I know where I'm at- I'm dealing with a couple of snakes. What I meant to say was that there's too much football and not enough education.
Professor in Wagstaff's Study, Professor in Wagstaff's Study: That's what I think.
Professor Wagstaff: Oh, you do, do you? Well, you're wrong again! If there was a snake here, I'd apologize.
Professor Wagstaff: Why, I'd horsewhip you if I had a horse!
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Zeppo played Groucho's son, but in real life, Zeppo Marx was only 11 years younger than Groucho Marx. Groucho was born in 1890, and Zeppo in 1901.
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.
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