The Big store

United States, 1941

Film
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When three wacky private eyes are hired to protect a large department store, it soon becomes apparent that the store needs protection against them. The Marx brothers turn their talents to sleuthing at the request of one of the store owners who fears that her partner is in danger. It doesn’t take them long to handcuff everyone in sight - with the exception of the criminal. Cast includes Groucho Marx, Chico Marx, Harpo Marx, Tony Martin, Virginia Grey.

Credits

director

Charles Reisner

producer

Louis K Sidney

production company

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Language

English

Duration

01:20:00:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

37166

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Comedy

Comedy → Satire

Comedy → Slapstick comedies

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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