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Marx Brothers Encyclopedia by Glenn Mitchell

Marx Brothers Encyclopedia

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Marx Brothers Encyclopedia by Glenn Mitchell

The Marx Bros are the widely recognised as the greatest comedy team ever to work in films. This book covers their career from the vaudeville of the turn of the century through their classic films of the thirties to their movie and TV swansongs of the forties and fifties.


An imposing compendium of all facts Marxian. It's a tribute to the density of the bros.
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's so much to be found in this volume. - Blogcritics Being that the Marx style of comedy is timeless, many generations to come will benefit greatly from such a detailed source of information on the team. - The Daily Rotation To say this volume is extensive doesn't quite do it justice. The author touches upon everything you'd need to know about the Brothers. - Nerdy Nothings An incredible compendium of facts. - Flixist Densely packed with information about anything you could ever ask about the Brothers. - The Retroist Truly a vastly informative tome, this is a must for Marx fans and any lover of vintage comedy performers and their lasting contributions to show business. - Cool Ass Cinema'

About the Author

Glenn Mitchell is an author, scriptwriter, broadcaster and film & stage historian. His most recent titles include The A-Z Of Silent Film Comedy, The Chaplin Encyclopedia and The Laurel & Hardy Encyclopedia. He is a contributor to The Independent, The Guardian and The Oldie and has written and presented widely for BBC Radio 4.

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Publication date

17th January 2012


Glenn Mitchell

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Titan Books Ltd


304 pages


Biography: arts & entertainment
Individual actors & performers
Films, cinema



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