The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida on December 5, 1976 · Page 121
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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 121

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Sunday, December 5, 1976
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Palm Beach Post-Times, Sunday, December 5, 1976 Gil Mane Brothers Flicks as Good as Ever -4- -tj eiawau ; A Marx Brothers Festival Dlirk Cnnn.' 'Mnrca Caithart' for on unusual Holiday m Gift . . . Give a Travel Gift Certificate ! GENTRY BLDG. FOR INFORMATION CALL 622.2020 RAVEL JRA 860 U.S. Hww On . ChUa miA KIa,iU DIm d L ei ooAtso H lacious double-entendres delivered with that delicious nasal gravel; Chico's "just got off the boat" accent 'and Harpo's beeps. They even walk funny. They were the best at what they did and their phenomenal success brought about an entirely new genre of films physically comic situations written around the personalities of the comedians and not the directors. On a scale of 1 to 10, if you love hold-your-sides-while-you-get-sick-laughing humor, these three flicks rate a solid 12. three films are irrelevant romantic cliches with obligatory musical numbers and sappy doings of the juvenile and ingenue. The Marx Brothers were among the first to combine the great traditions of American slapstick with a verbal humor that perfectly suited their physical types. Basically, they look funny just standing there doing nothing Groucho's moustache, eyebrows and baggy pants; Chico's hats and bulbous eyes, and Harpo's hair and silly smiles. The Marx Brothers talk funny Groucho's sa Marx Brothers Groucho, Chico, Harpo and Zeppo brought to Hollywood almost half a century ago has proved to be timeless, and the trilogy of their best films now playing at the Mall Cinema is absolutely hysterical. "Cocoanuts," "Duck Soup" and "Horse Feathers" have to contain some of the funniest visual and verbal insanities ever captured on film. If the Marx Brothers didn't invent shtik, they certainly deserve credit for honing it to a near perfect science. 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