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    A NIGHT AT THE OPERA
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DUCK SOUP and A NIGHT AT THE OPERA

Saturday, September 24

DUCK SOUP
12:30   3:50   7:10   10:30
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A NIGHT AT THE OPERA
2:00   5:20   8:40
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DOUBLE FEATURE: Two films for one admission. Tickets purchased entitle patrons to stay and see the following film at no additional charge.

DUCK SOUP

NEW RESTORATION

(1933, Leo McCarey) Making the world safe for Marxism, Groucho’s Freedonian President Rufus T. Firefly takes on Sylvania, while Chico hawks peanuts, Zeppo croons, and Harpo dives into the lemonade. DCP restoration. Approx. 70 mins.
12:30, 3:50, 7:10, 10:30

Duck Soup’s debauched satire of petty warfare and monied politics has a potent resonance equaling its vaudevillian absurdity.”
– Max Kyburz, Brooklyn Magazine

“THE MARX BROS.’ MOST ANARCHIC FILM! The boys at their absolute zaniest, taking the piss out of politics one sight gag at a time.
– Joshua Rothkopf, Time Out

A NIGHT AT THE OPERA

(1935, Sam Wood) The Three Marx Brothers run amok through Il Trovatore (inserting “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” into the score), to the dismayed stupefaction of opera mogul Sig Ruman and patron of the arts Margaret Dumont. 35mm. Approx. 92 mins.
2:00, 5:20, 8:40

“The crowded state room and bed-swapping sequences age wondrously…[the musical sequences] involving the Marxes soar; the celebrations aboard steerage pump Opera’s groundling-favoring heart...The Marxes may have been clean, but they dismantled elitism every chance they got. We’re all richer for it.”
– Max Kyburz, Brooklyn Magazine

“One priceless comedy bit after another… this is as good as it gets.”
– Leonard Maltin