Duck Soup

Duck Soup

Directed by Leo McCarey • 1933 • United States
Starring Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx

The marvelous Marx Brothers are at their anarchic best in this wildly hilarious tour de force of comic invention. When Groucho’s Rufus T. Firefly, president of the bankrupt nation of Freedonia, picks a fight with the ambassador of a neighboring country, absurdist militaristic mayhem ensues in what may the finest and funniest of the brothers’ films, directed by irreverent Hollywood craftsman Leo McCarey. Along the way there are outlandish musical numbers, some of Groucho’s most priceless one-liners, and the pure genius of the classic mirror scene, a wordless, three-minute slice of slapstick perfection.

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Duck Soup
  • Duck Soup

    Directed by Leo McCarey • 1933 • United States
    Starring Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx

    The marvelous Marx Brothers are at their anarchic best in this wildly hilarious tour de force of comic invention. When Groucho’s Rufus T. Firefly, president of the bankrupt nation of Freedonia, picks a f...