A Night at the Opera is a American comedy film starring the Marx Brothers, and featuring Kitty Carlisle, Allan Jones, Margaret Dumont, Sig Ruman, and Walter Woolf King. It was the first of five films the Marx Brothers made for Metro- Goldwyn-Mayer after their departure from Paramount Pictures, and the first after Zeppo. Comedy A sly business manager and two wacky friends of two opera singers help them achieve success while humiliating their stuffy and snobbish enemies. The Marx Brothers and Irving Thalberg wanted to survey the public's reception to the film, which contained greater continuity and a lengthier side-story romance . A Night at the Opera (), a musical comedy, is the sixth of thirteen Marx Brothers feature films. A Night at the Opera is universally considered to be the Marx Brothers' best and most popular film, and it received critical acclaim when released. By bringing their comedy sequences, musical numbers, and plot line (a love.
4 May Although some purists hold out for Duck Soup (), many Marx Brothers fans consider A Night at the Opera the team's best film. Immediately after the credits roll, we are introduced to Groucho Marx as penny-ante promoter Otis B. Driftwood . After a sumptuous dinner with a beautiful blonde at a fancy Milan. Parents need to know that A Night at the Opera is a classic Marx Brothers comedy. Comedy fans of all ages will see some of the greatest comedic moments ever put on film, including a legendary scene in which the Marx Brothers brilliantly and hilariously navigate a tiny stateroom that gets more and more crowded with. 3 Feb And the only question is whether one goes for the anarchic, if more awkward, Paramount movies like Monkey Business and Duck Soup, certain masterpieces of anti-bourgeois insanity, or the smoother, music-oriented MGM films like A Night at the Opera and A Day at the Races. Most aficionados prefer the.