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Movies at Miller: The Marx Brothers' A Night at the Opera

May 21, 2011
8:30 p.m.

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Houston, TX 77030

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Year: 1935
Cast: Groucho MarxChico MarxHarpo MarxAllan Jones,Kitty Carlisle HartSig RumannMargaret DumontWalter Woolf KingEdward KeaneRobert Emmett O'Connor
Directed By: Sam Wood
 


The Marx Brothers get mixed up with grand opera in their first MGM-produced epic and their first without Zeppo.
 
One of their best films, blessed with a big budget--used to reach epic anarchic heights.
 
Some scenes were tested on live audiences before inclusion, including the Groucho/Chico paper-tearing contract negotiation and the celebrated stateroom scene, in which the boys are joined in a small closet by two maids, the ship's engineer, his assistant, a manicurist, a young woman, a cleaning lady, and four food-laden waiters.
 
No tickets needed for this movie, either in the covered area or on the hill.

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When it comes to entertainment, this one's a real breath of fresh air.
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