Died Today (September 28th): Harpo Marx (1888–1964)

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harpomarxHarpo Marx (1888–1964)

Born: November 23, 1888 in New York City, New York, USA
Died: September 28, 1964 (age 75) in Los Angeles, California, USA

[on ‘Duck Soup’] It was the only time I can remember that I worried about turning in a bad performance. The trouble was not with the script, the director, or the falls I had to take. The trouble was Adolf Hitler. His speeches were being rebroadcast in America. Somebody had a radio on the set, and twice we suspended shooting to listen to him scream.

The Cocoanuts
1929
dir. Robert Florey
Joseph Santley
starring
The Marx Bros
ANIMAL CRACKERSAnimal Crackers
1930
dir. by Victor Heerman
starring
The Marx Bros
MONKEY BUSINESSMonkey Business
1931
dir. by Norman Z. McLeod
starring
The Marx Bros
HORSE FEATHERSHorse Feathers
1932
dir. by Victor Heerman
starring
The Marx Bros
Duck SoupDuck Soup
1933
dir. by Leo McCarey
starring
The Marx Bros
AA Night at…

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