35 questions about the brothers and their movies.
Professor Wagstaff will always be remembered for singing, "Whatever It Is, I'm Against It."
Think back and listen for Mrs. Claypool's request to page, "Mis-TAH Otis Peee Driftwood."
Apparently, Groucho once invited guitar virtuoso Andre Segovia to dinner in hope of some guitar tips.
In "A Night at the Opera," a lady in the state room scene asks if her Aunt Minnie is in the room—a nod to Mother Marx.
Remember the great consolation question from You Bet Your Life: "Who's buried in Grant's Tomb?"
Chico (1887), Harpo (1888), Groucho (1890), Zeppo (1901).
That leaves, Marman Products Company, Inc. ; )
How do we know this? Because the lady from question #4 was married to a guy named Sam.
According to his official family website, it was clarinet, harmonica and piano.
Julius Henry Marx was born to be Groucho.
Not much to explain. His name was Leonard.
Well...he changed it to Arthur...from Adolph—you can probably guess why.
What other answer is there except that his mother called him, "Herbert."
In 1924, "I'll Say She Is," by Will and Tom Johnstone, lit the fire under the Marx Brothers' rise to fame.
Before it was a movie, The Cocoanuts was a Marx Brothers stage hit by George S. Kaufman and Irving Berlin.
Milton "Gummo" Marx was a successful businessman and show business agent after leaving his performing career.
Yep. It was America's favorite redhead—Lucille Ball.
Her parents knew her as Daisy Juliette Baker, but the rest of us knew her as Margaret Dumont.
It's Phelps. Like Jim Phelps. Get it? Pretty clever, huh?
Remember them singing? "Hail, hail Freedonia!"
And the president of Huxley College was one Quincy Adams Wagstaff, a.k.a.—Groucho.
The captain was very nice about it when people guessed wrong.
What else do you call a bunch of stowaways?
Hi-Hat emerged the winner after a tough race!
Really. Which one of those songs belongs in a circus movie?
The beautiful Norma Jeane Mortenson, also known as Marilyn Monroe, was the lady of that particular moment.
Dead Man's Gulch didn't have any gold, but the railroad rights could make the owner rich!
While the Riccardos and the Mertzes were in Hollywood, Harpo stopped by for a little hilarity.
Sam was called "Frenchie" because he was born in the Alsace region of France.
Mel Tormé was with the Chico Marx Orchestra during the early 1940s.
George S. Kaufman, co-author of the play, collaborated on the Marx Brothers' hits, "The Cocoanuts" and "Animal Crackers" no wonder he thought of Harpo!
Carnegie Hill is an upper east side neighborhood and home to a street called "Marx Brothers Place."
Just check the credits and you'll see the one and only Irving Berlin!
Trust us. It's "Il trovatore."
When asked what he was going to play for Ethel Mertz and Carolyn Appleby, Harpo whistles a little, "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" and then plays a fantastic rendition.