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    The Cocoanuts (Paramount, 1929). Insert (14" X 36"). Coming off of the smash-sensation Broadway show, "The Four Marx Brothers," Groucho, Chico, Harpo, and Zeppo made their on-screen debut with this all-talking and all-singing comedy. Groucho portrays the scene-stealing and land-scheming owner of a hotel with brothers Chico and Harpo foiling the heist of some jewel thieves. Margaret Dumont, as the wealthy heiress Mrs. Potter, would make her first appearance in a Marx Brothers film and go on to appear in almost every one of the brothers later comedies. Posters for the Marx Brothers films are extremely popular with collectors. Material from "The Cocoanuts" is almost impossible to acquire; this is the only known copy of the insert. Professional restoration includes airbrushing to the white areas and color touch to some of the other areas throughout. Expert restoration has made this poster very presentable. It Features wonderful images of all four brothers. Very Good on Paper.

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    July, 2007
    20th-21st Friday-Saturday
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