A Day at the Races is the second Marx Brothers vehicle after signing with MGM and the film is one of their five best films. “If I hold you any closer, I’ll be in back of you.” – Dr. Hugo Z. Hackenbush (Groucho Marx) Groucho Marx is on record as saying that the Marx Brothers made their best films under Irving Thalberg. Thalberg’s 1936 death came while this film was under production. For better or…"A Day at the Races: A Marx Brothers Retrospective"
A Night at the Opera isn’t just the first Marx Brothers movie without Zeppo but it is their first film to be produced at MGM. “It’s all right, that’s in every contract. That’s, that’s what they call a sanity clause.” – Otis B. Driftwood (Groucho Marx) “Ha-ha-ha-ha-ha! You can’t fool me. There ain’t no Sanity Clause!”- Fiorello (Chico Marx) The Warner Archive Collection released the film on Blu-ray in September 2021. I’m a bit late in doing…"A Night at the Opera: A Marx Brothers Retrospective"