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    A Day at the Races (MGM, 1937). Pre-War Belgian (23.75" X 33.5").
    This slapstick bonanza is the second film that the Marx Brothers made for MGM after leaving Paramount following a contract dispute. It is also the last film that they made with Irving Thalberg as producer. Zany Groucho Marx is Dr. Hugo Z. Hackenbush, a veterinarian in charge of a sanitarium who, along with Chico and Harpo, attempt to save the place from developers by winning a horse race, with wild consequences. Artist Constantin Alajalov brought to life the zany trio on this Pre-War Belgian stone litho poster that has been restored on linen. Touchup to pinholes in the borders, a chip in the right border that extends 2.5" inches into the background, a tear and small hole in Harpo's head and Chico's hat, a chip in Groucho's nose, two chips in the bottom white background underneath the horse, a chip in the right border into the background, tears in the right border, and a tear in the left border to the horse's ear. Fine- on Linen.


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    November, 2015
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