Horse Feathers

"Good"

Horse Feathers Review


Not a personal Marx brothers favorite but a decent film nonetheless, Horse Feathers offers Groucho's take on college -- and particularly college football -- as the man with the mustache is installed as president of Huxley College. But the comedy here is heavy on slapstick in lieu of those famous Marx brothers one-liners, fine for some, but a bit overkill in the end. In fact, Horse Feathers is probably the silliest of the brothers' films -- ultimately even resorting to banana peels for cheap laughs.

It's also Zeppo's second-to-last appearance before his early retirement from acting.



Horse Feathers

Facts and Figures

Run time: 68 mins

In Theaters: Friday 19th August 1932

Distributed by: MCA Universal Home Video

Production compaines: Paramount Pictures

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 3 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 96%
Fresh: 24 Rotten: 1

IMDB: 7.7 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director: Norman Z. McLeod

Producer: Herman J. Mankiewicz

Starring: as Prof. Quincy Adams Wagstaff, as Pinky, as Baravelli, as Frank Wagstaff, as Connie Bailey, as Jennings

Also starring: ,

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