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A Night at the Opera

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starring The Marx Brothers with Kitty Carlisle, Allan Jones, Margaret Dumont
Groucho, Chico, and Harpo in their most famous comedy.
Groucho - the one with the stoop and painted moustache - plays the fraudulent Otis B. Driftwood, business manager for Mrs Claypool (the immortal Margaret Dumont who was so often the butt of Groucho's insolent blandishments).

Contributors

Screenplay: James Kevin McGuinness
Produced by: Irving Thalberg
Directed By: Sam Wood
Otis B Driftwood: Groucho Marx
Fiorello: Chico Marx
Tomasso: Harpo Marx
Rosa: Kitty Carlisle
Ricardo: Allan Jones
Lassparri: Walter King
Gottlieb: Siegfried Ruman
Mrs Claypool: Margaret Dumont

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