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That's Me, Groucho! : The Solo Career of Groucho Marx (Paperback) (Matthew Coniam)

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Groucho Marx's career as a solo performer began long before the Marx Brothers and lasted almost until the end of his life, with a series of controversial sold-out concerts in his eighties. In between came several films, numerous television and radio appearances, theater performances, dramatic acting and writing and his smash hit radio and TV quiz show You Bet Your Life (1947-1961). This first ever comprehensive study of his work without his famous brothers reveals a Groucho perhaps unfamiliar to the public. Driven to prove he was much more than just a comedian with a greasepaint (later real) mustache, Groucho always thought of himself as essentially a solo performer and strove for individual success in his professional life--and to balance (if not always successfully) his career with his family life. Many rare photographs are included, along with new and previously unpublished interviews.
Number of Pages: 177
Genre: Performing Arts
Sub-Genre: Radio / General, Television / General, Film + Video / General
Format: Paperback
Publisher: McFarland Publishing
Author: Matthew Coniam
Language: English
Street Date: August 11, 2016
TCIN: 51280273
UPC: 9781476663739
Item Number (DPCI): 248-18-6518
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