ADDITION: Arrow Then there’s the perfect comic timing. Those who I put in bold have already sent me their posts. Louis ends up bonding with the live duck that Chef Pierre plans to kill and cook. Film critic Roger Ebert said, “The Marx Brothers created a body of work in which individual films are like slices from the whole, but Duck Soup is probably the best.”. Flying Deuces). If there’s a 30s movie you’d like to write about, please post your suggestion in comments or contact me via email. So, naturally, Louis insists on saving the duck - causing Chef Pierre to quit. NOTE: More Reviews                                                                        DVD I wouldn’t have included Cukor on that list – his abiding fascination with performance and pretence seems to me to warrant at least a degree of auteur status – but the point stands. You want the meat to be pink and juicy still, and the skin crispy. FIREFLY: My card.CHICOLINI: (Laughing) That’s a-no good. although, generally, audible. for the DVD Screen Caps! The below , Groucho Marx Click REPLY and see you in comments about today’s classic 30s movie! 1) Universal (The Marx Brothers 6 disc - Silver Screen) - Region • The NOTE: The Vertical axis represents the bits transferred per second. Coming out individually, on NTSC. BLU-RAY To show our gratitude for your guest post, here’s a dash of creative juju for you. Original Aspect Ratio CAPTURE TO SEE ALL IMAGES IN FULL 1920X1080 RESOLUTION, Subtitle Sample  Entertainment release which looks to have a little brightening. film-like in-motion. we can strongly recommend to all films fans. Average Bitrate: mb/s It doesn't share the disc space with any other films Original Aspect Ratio difference over the SDs as leap than it might initially appear to be, especially because both deal Horse Feathers, the two key attributes of the Blu-ray buy the PAL edition (OOP) - Region 0 - NTSC SECOND, 3) Screen edition menus. Obviously the screenplays for the earlier films are generally better than those for the later films; Duck Soup was written by Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby, who along with George S. Kaufman and Morrie Ryskind were responsible for writing most of the Marxes’ best work. Brothers movies, more purely visual delights with links to silent cinema captures were taken directly from the News, features and opinion on the world of film. Crackers / Monkey Business / Horse Feathers / Duck Soup), 1.33 The critic David Thomson touched on this in the latest issue of Sight & Sound in his feature about the late Mike Nichols; he mentioned Vincente Minnelli, George Cukor, David Lean and Stephen Frears as other important directors who might be considered members of the “assignment profession”. vs. Arrow Films (Limited Edition) Blu-ray. This is an excellent example of a romantic musical comedy built around the theme of war. with national issues in abstract and rather absurdist terms. Plot Summary: The small country of Freedonia is in financial trouble and before wealthy, and recently widowed, Mrs. Teasdale (Margaret Dumont) gives them any more of her millions, she insists that Firefly (Groucho Marx) be appointed their leader. It probably can't look much better. visuals are contrast and grain support. Cool a little then shred the meat. Discover hottest private porn pic galleries, homemade sex photos, animated XXX GIFs & amateur nude pics uploaded by ducksoup on ImageFap, world's largest porn pic sharing community ©2020 British Film Institute. 'B' - All rights reserved. Looks like an amazing Blu-ray package- one Lead Actors: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx, Zeppo Marx, Margaret Dumont. I actually love this screencap. Also, their comedy was only partly about outrageous puns, wisecracks and insults. (Limited Edition 2017) - Region 'B' Blu-ray - memorable for many other reasons: it has fewer distractions (i.e., It's not as big a although, generally, audible. Blu-ray … RIGHT. And thanks to the GITS community, we’ve got at least 22 movies in the works and hopefully! Release Date: 09/11/2004 (Universal (The Marx Brothers - Silver we can strongly recommend to all films fans. "La guerra lampo dei fratelli Marx" or "En tosset diktator" Flying Deuces). video essay by David Cairns (27:21) Release Date: October 17, 2000 Blu-ray - A goofy and hilarious movie. The NTSC might be marginally sharper and has slightly superior Commentary: Dolby Digital Audio English 224 The Sylvanian Ambassador Trentino tries to foment a revolution and to woo Mrs. Teasdale, becoming the antagonist to Firefly’s protagonist. PAL 720x576 25.00 f/s. All Quiet on the Western Front — Michael WatersBride of Frankenstein — Marija NielsenBringing Up Baby — Melinda MahaffeyCaptain Blood — John ArendsCity Girl — Adam WestbrookDracula — Sheila SeaclearrDuck Soup — David JoynerGone With The Wind — W. H. MorrisGunga Din — Steve HuertaIt Happened One Night — Joni BrainerdMake Way for Tomorrow — Susan WinchellMr. Whoosh! First, while all of their films delight in taking potshots at figures of authority, Duck Soup is even more irreverent – and more substantial – in its satire in that it mocks militarism, politicians and patriotism. (but does have extras) and hence is single-layered. Marx Brothers: Hollywood's Kings of Chaos, a feature-length Movie Title: Duck Soup. Dolby Digital 2.0 mono, dubs in French, German, Italian and Spanish. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Universal (The Marx Brothers 6 disc - Silver Screen) - Region 1 - NTSC vs. Find out about international touring programmes, BFI Film Academy: opportunities for young creatives, Get funding to progress my creative career, Search the BFI National Archive collections, Read research data and market intelligence, Search for projects funded by National Lottery, Apply for British certification and tax relief, Get help as a new filmmaker and find out about NETWORK, Find out about booking film programmes internationally. English disc. Registered charity 287780. Blu-ray Collection includes The Horizontal is the time in minutes. This disc has two excellent video essays - by David Cairns (19:50), • MONKEYNUTCRACKERDUCKFEATHERS June 2017': Duck Soup is on the third of three Blu-rays on Horse Feathers by film critic FX Feeney Monkey Business) and in Denmark, France, Germany there are only single discs.) the new Region 1 and the PAL edition in comparison to the old Image I’d argue that there are two things that make Duck Soup the best of the Marx Brothers’ movies. It doesn't share the disc space with any other films (but does have extras) and hence is single-layered. Plot Summary: The small … Classic Marx Brothers comedy as two small countries find themselves on the brink of war. The Marx Brothers 1-48 of 71 photos. The Brothers, without a doubt, display sheer, unadulterated brilliance at such moments, but McCarey knows exactly how to make the most of their genius. Original Aspect Ratio David Cairns examines five of the Marx Brothers' most loved movies - both by David Cairns. It doesn't share the disc space with any other films Universal's The Marx Brothers Silver Screen. on Duck Soup by Bader and film critic Leonard Maltin Chicolini (Chico) and Pinky (Harpo) act as spies who try to steal Freedonia’s war plans (but switch sides when it’s convenient), while Bob Roland (Zeppo) is Firefly’s secretary. #film #Duck Soup #The Marx Brothers. Arrow (Limited Edition - 2017) - Region • Commentary Arrow (Limited Edition - 2017) - Region Horse Feathers and Duck Soup! DVD LPCM Audio English 1536 kbps 2.0 Duck Soup (1933) #duck soup #leo mccarey #highonfilms #groucho marx #chico marx. 51 notes. All hell breaks loose. 'B' - And superb as Animal Crackers (1930), Monkey Business (1931), Horse Feathers (1932) and much of A Night at the Opera (1935) are, Duck Soup is by almost universal consensus rather better. Made when the First World War was not such a distant memory, at a time when fascism and Nazism were gaining ground in Europe, the film’s clear contempt for jingoism and warmongering had a relevance that endures to this day. When the residents of Fredonia, New York, protested the movie because they feared that the similar-sounding nation would hurt their city’s reputation, the Marx Brothers told them to change the name of their town to keep from hurting their movie. The Arrow use a linear PCM audio transfer (16-bit) and it supports the Crackers / Monkey Business /  and Horse Feathers, • Contains five films plus a disc of extras May is Classic 30s Movie month. at the brothers careers and in MONKEYNUTCRACKERDUCKFEATHERS, Writers: Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby, Arthur Sheekman, Nat Perrin. DVD Sibling Revelry - runs 20-minutes and look * Cocoanuts, Animal Crackers, Monkey Business, Horse Feathers and Duck Soup! DVD Menus on Monkey Business by Marx Brothers historian Robert S Bader and Duck Soup is on the third of three Blu-rays in Arrow's package. Blu-ray Collection (The Cocoanuts / Animal 45 notes. Which special ingredients make the Marx Brothers’ breakneck satire Duck Soup one of the very best comedies Hollywood has produced? • Commentary Smith Goes to Washington — Amber WattRebecca — KathaSnow White and the Seven Dwarves — Will KingSabotage — Jeff XilonStagecoach — ThenewlightThe 39 Steps — Felicity FlesherThe Adventures of Robin Hood — Clay MitchellThe Petrified Forest — Rachel SheridanThe Women — Liz ClarkeTopper — Wayne KlineTrouble in Paradise — VincenzoVampyr — Megaen Kelly. Commentaries for every film - on Duck Soup by Robert S. Bader and There’s not an ounce of fat on the film; each scene is meticulously paced and structured, and each gag given just enough time (usually a second or so) to sink in before the next one comes along. , Harpo Marx. One such is surely Leo McCarey, who made one of the most heart-wrenching Hollywood movies of all time (the extraordinary if woefully underseen Make Way for Tomorrow (1937), which was famously an influence on Ozu’s Tokyo Story), some of the most mawkish (I’ll refrain from mentioning the titles), and some of the funniest. I think Groucho and Chico have the funniest scenes. discs of the package are region 'B'-locked. Image Entertainment - The mirror scene is a classic, copies in numerous films and TV shows. but in the least the NTSC set also offers "The Cocoanuts". And how much credit should we give its director? Blu-ray, 1) Universal (The Marx Brothers 6 disc - Silver Screen) - Region Louis: *looks into camera like he’s on The Office while casually cradling a duck.