Gathered in one volume are samples of Marx's great wit and humor, culled from the scripts of his immortal movie scenes, passages from his books, articles from magazines, ad-libs and quips from "You Bet Your Life", and selected letters, including his classic correspondence with T.S. Elliot.
"I know that you are true to the Army. I only hope it remains a standing Army." The Napoleon Sketch from I'll Say She Is!
"You can even get stucco - oh, how you can get stucco." Dialogue from The Cocoanuts
"One morning I shot an elephant in my pajamas." Dialogue from Animal Crackers
"You bet I'm shy. I'm a shyster lawyer." Dialogue from Monkey Business
"There'll be no diving for this cigar." Dialogue from Horse Feathers
"Go, and never darken my towels again!" Dialogue from Duck Soup
"I could rent you out as a decoy for duck hunters." Dialogue from the lost radio shows, Flywheel, Shyster, and Flywheel
"You haven't got a baboon in your pocket, have you?" Dialogue from A Night at the Opera
"Say, you're awfully large for a pill." Dialogue from A Day at the Races
"I had dinner with my celebrated pen pal, T. S. Eliot." From The Groucho Letters
"Right from the feedbag." Covering Groucho
"I am sometimes jealous of my past." From fugitive comic pieces and articles by Groucho Marx
"I'll never forget my wedding day ... they threw vitamin pills." Selections from You Bet Your Life.
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