Flywheel, Shyster, and Flywheel: the Marx Brothers' lost radio show

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Pantheon, Oct 1, 1988 - Humor - 330 pages
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Finally, for the legions of Marx Brothers fans, here is the hilarious, long-lost Marx Brothers radio scripts (25 in all) from their 1933 "Five Star Theatre" series. Contains period photos of Groucho and Chico along with memorabilia of the times. 25 halftones.

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Review: Flywheel, Shyster, and Flywheel: The Marx Brothers' Lost Radio Show

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A friend of mine gave this to me, and diehard Marx Brothers fans will find something to like in this. But the main thing this book of their lost radio show scripts showed me is just how much their ... Read full review

Review: Flywheel, Shyster, and Flywheel: The Marx Brothers' Lost Radio Show

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Not as funny as if I could have heard these radio shows performed ( as far as I know, these scripts are the only surviving evidence of the show) the jokes and thin plots get pretty formulaic, but ... Read full review

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Michael Barson is the author of Better Dead Than Red!; Lost, Lonely and Vicious; and Born to Be Bad. He lives in New York.

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