VenueWalter Reade Theater
Saturday, August 27 at 10:30am Movies for Kids screening: All tickets just $6!
The classic “state room scene” is but one of the hilarious highlights in this tale of the Marx Brothers (now down to three) sailing to New York with a group of Metropolitan Opera hopefuls. Their most successful film melds their anarchic humor with more of a story (relatively speaking, of course) that involves what might be called the premeditated murder of a Verdi opera. Featuring tireless straight woman Margaret Dumont as Mrs. Claypool, and writing by George S. Kaufman, Morrie Ryskind, and Jack Benny’s gag man Al Boasberg.