The Essential Groucho: Writings by, for, and about Groucho Marx

The Essential Groucho: Writings by, for, and about Groucho Marx


Groucho Marx could be the funniest guy who ever lived.  Here in a single quantity are the classics of Marxian mayhem: excerpts from the scripts of the immortal videos, passages from his books, his articles for magazines starting from The New Yorker to the Saturday night Post, the  choicest ad-libs and quips from his long-running video game express, You guess Your Life, and chosen letters, together with his vintage correspondence with T. S. Eliot.  It's all here-the most interesting and funniest paintings by way of this century's so much influential comic, that guy of whom Woody Allen acknowledged, "He is just particular within the comparable manner Picasso and Stravinsky are, and that i think his outrageous, unsentimental omit for order should be both humorous one thousand years from now.  In addition to all this, he makes me laugh."

In the phrases of Groucho Marx:

One morning I shot an elephant in my pajamas.
How he pass in my pajamas i do not know.

Time flies like an arrow.  Fruit flies like a banana.

Outside of a puppy, a publication is man's top friend.  Inside of a puppy, it is too darkish to read.

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