Originally opening on the New York stage in 1928 and running for over 190 performances, “Animal Crackers” the movie premiered 90 years ago and was a box office hit in 1930. It made the Marx Brothers movie stars.Harpo Marx was born on Nov. 23, 1888, and was, of course, the silent Marx Brother known for his outrageous on-screen mimes and pranks (see www.harposplace.com). He is as madcap as ever in “Animal Crackers” with his honking cane, blonde chasing and […]
Tinseltown Talk column: Harpo, the silent star of the ‘talkies’
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