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A Night at the Opera

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Released: 11th September 2023. Arts Patron Mrs. Claypool (Margaret Dumont) intends to pay pompous opera star Lassparri $1,000 per performance. Hey, maybe that's why they call it grand opera! This is grand comedy, too, as Groucho, Chico and Harpo cram a ship's stateroom and more with wall-to-wall gags, one-liners, musical riffs and two hard-boiled eggs - all while skewering Lassparri's schemes and helping two young hopefuls (Kitty Carlisle and Allan Jones) get a break. To save the opera, our heroes must first destroy it. They must also gain ocean passage as stowaways, pull the wool (if not the beards) over the eyes of city hall, shred legal mumbo-jumbo down to a sanity clause, pester dowager Claypool and unleash so much glee that many say this is the best Marx Brothers movie. Seeing is believing.

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  • Details

    Released:
    11th September 2023
    Category:
    Musicals
    Studio:
    Warner Bros. Home Ent.
    Format:
    Blu-ray
    Certification:
    Parental Guidance – General viewing, but some scenes may be unsuitable for young children
    Barcode:
    5051892242813
  • Description

    Arts Patron Mrs. Claypool (Margaret Dumont) intends to pay pompous opera star Lassparri $1,000 per performance. Hey, maybe that's why they call it grand opera! This is grand comedy, too, as Groucho, Chico and Harpo cram a ship's stateroom and more with wall-to-wall gags, one-liners, musical riffs and two hard-boiled eggs - all while skewering Lassparri's schemes and helping two young hopefuls (Kitty Carlisle and Allan Jones) get a break. To save the opera, our heroes must first destroy it. They must also gain ocean passage as stowaways, pull the wool (if not the beards) over the eyes of city hall, shred legal mumbo-jumbo down to a sanity clause, pester dowager Claypool and unleash so much glee that many say this is the best Marx Brothers movie. Seeing is believing.
    Region Code:
    Region B
    Duration:
    91 minutes
    Extras:
    Language(s): English, Hard of Hearing Subtitles: English, Interactive Menu, Screen ratio 1:1.37, DTS-HD Master Audio, Bonus Footage, Commentary: Leonard Maltin, Documentaries: 'Remarks on Marx'; 'Groucho Marx on The Hy Gardner Show'; 'Los Angeles: Wonder City of the West'; 'Sunday Night at the Trocadero'; 'How to Sleep', Trailers
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