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Video: Chico Marx Plays Beer Barrel Polka (from A Night in Casablanca, 1946)

Leonard Joseph “Chico” Marx (1887 – 1961) was an American comedian, actor and pianist. He was the oldest brother in the Marx Brothers comedy troupe, alongside his familial brothers Adolph (“Harpo”), Julius (“Groucho”), Milton (“Gummo”) and Herbert (“Zeppo”). His persona in the act … Continue reading

July 2, 2022 · 2 Comments

Peter Van Buren: Hollywood War Porn from WWII to American Sniper

In the age of the all-volunteer military and an endless stream of war zone losses and ties, it can be hard to keep Homeland enthusiasm up for perpetual war. After … Continue reading

February 23, 2015 · 1 Comment

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