Hail, Hail, Euphoria!: Presenting The Marx Brothers In Duck Soup, The Greatest War Movie Ever Made
Nearly eighty years after its release, the Marx Brothers film Duck Soup remains one of the most influential pieces of political satire in history. In Hail, Hail, Euphoria!, bestselling author Roy Blount Jr. tells the history and making of Duck Soup, examining the comedic genius of the Marx Brothers in their finest hour and nine minutes.In Duck Soup, a slim, agile, quick-witted, self-assured young ...
Paperback: 160 pages
Publisher: It Books; Reprint edition (December 5, 2011)
Product Dimensions: 5.3 x 0.4 x 8 inches
Amazon Rank: 5182935
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“Duck Soup is one of my favorite Marx Brothers movies, which makes it one of my favorite movies period I suppose. And I usually like the writing of Roy Blount Jr. So how could I miss picking up this book? But the book is quite annoying in places, and ...”
an is summoned to save a nation from financial ruin. As the nation’s new president, he brings together a team of rivals, a band of brothers. Those brothers are Pinky, Chicolini, and Lt. Bob Roland. Their leader? None other than Rufus T. Firefly.The humor and idiosyncratic wit of Duck Soup are saluted by the author’s own in this gem of a book, offering a behind-the-scenes tale of show business and brotherhood that only a true Marx Brothers aficionado could tell.