Article Image

“Who are you going to believe, me or your own eyes?” Graucho Marx in the movie Duck Soup (1933)

 

Check our collection of cultural mash-ups and follow us here:

PUBLIC PRESSURE on Instagram

 

Julius Henry Marx (October 2, 1890 – August 19, 1977), known professionally as Groucho Marx, was an American comedian, film and television star. He was known as a master of quick wit and is widely considered one of the best comedians of the modern era. His rapid-fire, often impromptu delivery of innuendo-laden patter earned him many admirers and imitators.

He made 13 feature films with his siblings the Marx Brothers, of whom he was the third-born. He also had a successful solo career, most notably as the host of the radio and television game show You Bet Your Life.

His distinctive appearance, carried over from his days in vaudeville, included quirks such as an exaggerated stooped posture, glasses, cigar, and a thick greasepaint mustache and eyebrows. These exaggerated features resulted in the creation of one of the world’s most ubiquitous and recognizable novelty disguises, known as Groucho glasses: a one-piece mask consisting of horn-rimmed glasses, large plastic nose, bushy eyebrows and mustache.

Latest News

Out of the irresistible punk-melancholy of ‘Roses from Blood’ and the success of ‘Something Broke Inside’ arrives tAngerinecAt’s latest track,…

Mcabre brothers’ Milkavelli and Lee Scott are back with trippy single ‘Run It’ with Playboi Carti joining them down the…

I chatted with Alt-pop upstart Lynks about saving their home, the Rising Sun Collective. This third part of their ongoing…

I’ve been listening to ‘The air in Utopia is poison’ several times, often skipping the first track because it freaks…