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So what have we concluded?: Yes.
He was a druken arrogant dosser who got poor Fredrich Engles to do all the work for him
he had a mate who owned factory mills and payed for him to do his stuff, while exploiting his workers in standard mill owner fashion!
Oh Karlos! How could you betray me like that
one Christmas with my dad, and couldn't stop laughing.
You don't see enough such simplicity in comedy anymore.
I don't really agree, Monty Python wins, but it's certainly up there.
M. Hulot's Holiday!
REALLY? I saw like the first ten minutes of one of their films once and it was such cheesy schlock. What on earth are you basing this on?
Katherine Hepburn and Cary Grant all the way. I still haven't found a film that's made me laugh and grin as much as the Philadelphia Story.
i never stop Mega-lolling at Some Like It Hot
Billy Wilder <3
said the Time Out Film Guide. That one is 2 thirds good. 'Duck Soup' however, is genius!
A Night at the Opera is, I think. So many classic lines.
"Two beers, bartender!"
"I'll take-a two beers too"
"I could read it if my arms were a little longer. You haven't got a baboon in your pocket, have you?"
are the best, after Day at the Races you have to spend time fast-forwarding through the young couples, Room Service has less laughs in it than Schindler's List.
that is hilarious. the only other one i've seen is where they are trying to rig a college football game, or something like that. that wasn't.
is Duck Soup, also good -"We're fighting for her honour, it's more than she ever did" (or something along those lines).
Football game -Horse Feathers
is one of the lowest forms of humour. The Marx brothers would never have stooped that low.
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it's probably not cool to like him. or maybe it's cool to like him. I DUNNO. i've not watched that many marx brothers films though so i'm probably not in a position to be able to judge fairly.
preston sturges films (the good ones anyway) are some of the funniest films i've ever seen. i was watching 'all hail the conquering hero' the other day and giggling all the way through.
chaplin does slapstick well, but marx brothers combine amazing lines, slapstick and the dynamic between them is brilliant.
And music, too. Harpo and chico are both brilliantly talented, and even the other one that sings isn't completely insufferable at times.
It's what the call a sanity clause"
"You can't fool me, there ain't no Sanity Clause!"
Duck Soup is genius as well.