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The Marx Brothers’ films are packed with slapstick and obvious jokes, gags, puns, pratfalls, and mimicry.
But beneath the laughs is a serious and biting condemnation of American culture.

This book examines historical events, political practices, economic conditions.

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The Marx Brothers’ films are packed with slapstick and obvious jokes, gags, puns, pratfalls, and mimicry.
But beneath the laughs is a serious and biting condemnation of American culture.

This book examines historical events, political practices, economic conditions,

manners and customs, literary subjects, and popular entertainment as satirized in the films and considers the ways in which the films were relevant in their era and remain so today.

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