Horse Feathers improves on previous films by delivering one of the funniest Marx Brothers movies in their cinematic canon. This film only runs 68 minutes and yet it’s a genius comedy movie. Although to be fair, some scenes and sequences are missing from the film because of either censorship or other damage to the negative. In any event, what we still have today makes for a funny film. Horse Feathers is not based on one…"Horse Feathers: A Marx Brothers Retrospective"
The Four Marx Brothers star in their first original film, Monkey Business, as they relocate to sunny LA for filming on the Paramount lot. “Oh, I know it’s a penny here and a penny there, but look at me. I worked myself up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.” – Groucho Norman Z. McLeod knows a thing or two about comedy. Interestingly enough, the film served as his solo directorial debut. He would…"Monkey Business – A Marx Brothers Retrospective"
Alias Jesse James stars Bob Hope and Rhonda Fleming in a Western spoof that sees an insurance salesman fighting for his life. The film would also turn out to be the final film for director Norman Z. McLeod after a 31-year career in the industry. It might not be the best film to go out on but it still has plenty of laughs. Only a decade earlier, the filmmaker directed Bob Hope in Road to…"Alias Jesse James Is A Fast-Paced Western Spoof"