2 Animation Cel Drawings of The Marx Brothers

Mother Goose Goes Hollywood 1938 Disney Studios

Mother Goose Goes Hollywood is an 1938 Walt Disney animated short featuring parodies of Mother Goose nursery rhymes and caricatures of Hollywood celebrities from the 1930s. The cartoon is directed by Wilfred Jackson, and animated by Bill Tytla and Ward Kimball. The film begins with a nursery book that opens by itself. In a parody of Leo the Lion (MGM) logo Mother Goose roars like a lion. Underneath the goose is written, in Pig Latin, Nertz to You. The opening disclaimer states that "any resemblance to characters herein portrayed to persons living or dead, is purely coincidental". The Marx Brothers, sons of Jewish immigrants, were an American comedy act originally from New York City, that enjoyed success in Vaudeville, Broadway, and motion pictures from the early 1900s to around 1950. Their mother, Minnie Schönberg, was from Dornum in East Frisia in Germany and their father, Simon Marx (whose name was changed to Samuel Marx, and who was nicknamed "Frenchy") was a native of Alsace in France and worked as a tailor. Five of the Marx Brothers’ thirteen feature films were selected by the American Film Institute as among the top 100 comedy films, with two of them (Duck Soup and A Night at the Opera) in the top twelve.

2 Animation Cel Drawings of The Marx Brothers
2 Animation Cel Drawings of The Marx Brothers

 
Film title: Mother Goose Goes Hollywood
 
Image title: 2 Animation Drawings - Groucho Marx with Harpo and Chico
 
Year: 1938
 
Width of Image: 3.25 inches
 
Height of Image: 5.00 inches
 
Width of Art: 12.00 inches
 
Height of Art: 10.00 inches
 
Price: $1,100.00

he Marx Brothers were from a family of artists, and their musical talent was encouraged from an early age. Harpo was amazingly talented, learning to play an estimated six different instruments throughout his career. He became a dedicated harpist, which gave him his nickname. Chico was an excellent pianist and Groucho a guitarist and singer. One evening in 1912, a performance at the Opera House in Nacogdoches, Texas, was interrupted by shouts from outside about a runaway mule. The audience hurried out to see what was happening. When they returned, Groucho, angered by the interruption, made snide comments about them, including "Nacogdoches is full of roaches" and "The jackass is the flower of Tex-ass". Instead of becoming angry, the audience laughed. The family then realized they had potential as a comic troupe.

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