Groucho Marx and Other Short Stories and Tall Tales: by Robert S. Bader PDF

By Robert S. Bader

(Applause Books). Groucho Marx used to be a comic book genius who starred on level and in movie, radio, and tv. yet he used to be additionally a proficient author the writer of a play, screenplays, seven books, and over a hundred articles and essays. This newly elevated assortment provides the simplest of Groucho's brief comedian items, written over a interval of greater than fifty years among 1919 and 1973 for the manhattan occasions , the New Yorker , the Saturday night submit , style , the Hollywood Reporter , and different newspapers and magazines. here's the single and in simple terms Groucho on his kin, his days in vaudeville, his occupation, global conflict II, taxes, and different subject matters from his love of an exceptional cigar to his continual insomnia, from "Why Harpo does not speak" to "The fact approximately Captain Spalding." The time-honored irreverence, wordplay, and a touch of self-deprecation carry Groucho's wisecracking voice to lifestyles in those pages, firmly developing him as one of many world's nice humorists. Groucho Marx and different brief tales and Tall stories (a identify of Groucho's personal settling on) is vital studying for Marx Brothers lovers, and a hilarious and mawkish journey throughout the 20th century.

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