A Night at the opera

United States, 1935

Film
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This original comedy with sparkling dialogue, delightful music and of course the Marx brothers, is one of the funniest to come from the MGM studio. The action romps along at madcap pace as Groucho, Chico and Harpo go into the grand opera business in Italy, dash across the Atlantic and stage an opera in New York, that has the city on its ear. It is an opera such as has never been seen before. Rated: G

Credits

production company

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

producer

Irving G. Thalberg

director
Duration

01:30:28:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1935

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

300311

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Comedy

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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