Directed by Norman Z. McLeod
Starring: The Marx Brothers
Review by Steve Painter
Quincy Adams Wagstaff, the new president of Huxley U, hires bumblers Baravelli and Pinky to help his school win the big football game against rival Darwin U.
Horse Feathers (1932) is my favorite Marx Brothers movie. It has classic scenes, music and off course classic jokes. It is also the first Marx movie to focus around Groucho, actually it is the first movie that has a plot that revolves around the Marx Brothers.
While the Brothers were in vaudeville they had a play called Fun in Hi Skule that featured what they would later claim to be their funniest jokes. Part of the play took part in a high school classroom where Groucho was a teacher and Harpo and Chico were students. The basic idea…
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