Monkey Business 1931

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Monkey Business ★★★½ 1931

Marx Brothers run amok as stowaways on ocean liner. Fast-paced comedy provides seemingly endless amount of gags, quips, and pratfalls, including the fab four imitating Maurice Chevalier at Immigration. This film, incidentally, was the group's first to be written—by noted humorist Perelman—directly for the screen. 77m/B VHS, DVD . Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx, Zeppo Marx, Thelma Todd, Ruth Hall, Harry Woods, Tom Kennedy, Rockliffe Fellowes, Maxine Castle; D: Norman Z. McLeod; W: S.J. Perelman, Arthur Sheekman; C: Arthur L. Todd.