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    Monkey Business (Paramount, 1931). Lobby Card (11" X 14").
    This was the first of the Marx Brothers' films written directly for the screen, rather than being adapted from a stage production, and it was a resounding success. The action begins aboard ship, where Groucho, Harpo, Chico, and Zeppo are stowing away in the hold. Trying to evade the ship's crew, they have misadventures aplenty, until they land in New York, where the fun really begins. In the scene pictured on this exceptional lobby card, Harpo bedevils the ship's first mate, played to perfection by the great Tom Kennedy. The little tyke in the arms of Harpo is Billy Barty, who despite his small stature (3' 9") as an adult, enjoyed a long and fulfilling career. The card shows pinholes in the borders, a light stain in the left border and small corner bends. Very Fine-.

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