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Duck Soup

7 Ratings: 4.7
1933 film directed by Leo McCarey

Duck Soup is a 1933 Marx Brothers anarchic comedy film written by Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby, with additional dialogue by Arthur Sheekman and Nat Perrin, and directed by Leo McCarey. First released theatrically by Paramount Pictures on November 17 1933, … see full wiki

Director: Leo McCarey
Genre: Comedy
Release Date: November 17, 1933
MPAA Rating: Unrated
2 reviews about Duck Soup
review by . February 05, 2012
posted in Movie Hype
**** out of ****    If the Marx Brothers can't make you laugh, then I don't know who - or what - can. Since the beginning of time, comedy cinema has been dominated by the purely physical comics, some of whom mixed a little bit of verbal humor into their mix; the brothers were such people. While they were in their prime, they had many fine films; although I feel that "Duck Soup" is among the most important, if not the most important, period. Inside this delightful confectionary; …
review by . May 20, 2009
I'll see my lawyer about this as soon as he graduates from law school.
Duck Soup is the best Marx Brothers film (in my opinion). Not only do you have all four of the brothers in action, but the humor is sharp, witty and relevant in this day and age. Groucho spits out the one-liners, Harpo and Chico do all of the sight gags and pratfalls whilst Zeppo plays the straight man. I wish all four of them continued to make more movies (Zeppo would soon leave the group). What I like about this film is the musical numbers are few (and when they do occur they're quite funny …
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