The Cocoanuts

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The Cocoanuts ★★½ 1929

In their film debut, the Marx Brothers create their trademark, indescribable mayhem. Stagey, technically crude comedy nonetheless delights with zany, freeforall exchanges, antics. Includes famous “viaduct” exchange. 96m/B VHS, DVD . Groucho Marx, Chico Marx, Harpo Marx, Zeppo Marx, Margaret Dumont, Kay Francis, Oscar Shaw, Mary Eaton, Cyril Ring, Basil Ruysdael; D: Robert Florey, Joseph Santley; W: George S. Kaufman, Morrie Ryskind; C: George J. Folsey; M: Irving Berlin.

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