Film, Video Martin Gardner: The Marx Brothers as Social Critics

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Title
Martin Gardner: The Marx Brothers as Social Critics
Summary
Martin Gardner discusses his new book, which examines historical events, political practices, economic conditions, manners and customs, literary subjects and popular entertainment as satirized in the Marx brothers' films and considers the ways in which the films were relevant in their era and remain so today.
Event Date
July 15, 2010
Notes
-  Martin A. Gardner has worked in advertising and as a writer for The Village Voice, House Beautiful and Art Business News, among other periodicals. He conducted much of his research for this book at the Library of Congress.
Related Resources
Center for the Book: https://www.loc.gov/cfb/
The Marx Brothers: A Resource Guide: https://www.loc.gov/rr/program/bib/marxbros/
Running Time
1 hours 9 minutes 43 seconds
Online Format
video

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