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The Marx Brothers and American Comedy (w/ E. John Winner)

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The Marx Brothers and American Comedy (w/ E. John Winner)
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E. John Winner and Dan Kaufman (Electric Agora) talk about the Marx Brothers and their relationship to American Comedy.

1:30 Vaudeville, Burlesque, and Musical Theater

11:20 The Jewish Marx Brothers and “Playing in Peoria”

22:00 Writing for the Marx Brothers / Relationship with George Kaufman

27:40 Becoming the Marx Brothers

34:00 Marxian Themes

55:30 The Marx Brothers and post WWII Jewish Comedy

1:00:00 The Marx Brothers and American Comedy

 


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