At the Circus

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At the Circus ★★½ The Marx Brothers at the Circus 1939

Marx Brothers invade the circus to save it from bankruptcy and cause their usual comic insanity, though they've done it better before. Beginning of the end for the Marxes, a step down in quality from their classic work, though frequently darn funny. ♫Lydia the Tattooed Lady; Step Up and Take a Bow; Two Blind Loves; Blue Moon. 87m/B VHS, DVD . Groucho Marx, Chico Marx, Harpo Marx, Margaret Dumont, Kenny L. Baker, Florence Rice, Eve Arden, Nat Pendleton, Fritz Feld, James Burke, Barnett Parker; D: Edward Buzzell; W: Irving Brecher; C: Leonard Smith; M: Harold Arlen.