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At the Circus (20-Oct-1939)

Director: Edward Buzzell

Writer: Irving Brecher

Producer: Mervyn LeRoy

Keywords: Comedy, Circus

Money is missing from the Wilson Wonder Circus and the troupe will go bankrupt without it; lawyer J. Cheever Loophole is brought in to help. Groucho flirts with Margaret Dumont and introduces his famous patter "Lydia the Tattooed Lady." Lesser but still good Marx Brothers effort done under the aegis of Louis B. Mayer, who took over after the death of Irving Thalberg and didn't care for their schtick.

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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Eve Arden
30-Apr-1908 12-Nov-1990 The Eve Arden Show
Margaret Dumont
20-Oct-1882 6-Mar-1965 Foil to the Marx Brothers
Fritz Feld
15-Oct-1900 18-Nov-1993 Bringing Up Baby
Chico Marx
22-Mar-1887 11-Oct-1961 An Italian con-man of a Marx Brother
Groucho Marx
2-Oct-1890 19-Aug-1977 You Bet Your Life
Harpo Marx
23-Nov-1888 28-Sep-1964 Silent harp-playing Marx Brother
Nat Pendleton
9-Aug-1895 12-Oct-1967 At the Circus
Florence Rice
14-Feb-1911 23-Feb-1974 At the Circus


Groucho Marx   ...   Attorney Loophole
Chico Marx   ...   Antonio
Harpo Marx   ...   Punchy
Kenny Baker   ...   Jeff Wilson
Florence Rice   ...   Julie Randall
Eve Arden   ...   Peerless Pauline
Margaret Dumont   ...   Mrs. Dukesbury
Nat Pendleton   ...   Goliath
Fritz Feld   ...   Jardinet
James Burke   ...   John Carter
Jerry Marenghi   ...   Little Prof. Atom
Barnett Parker   ...   Whitcomb


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