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Wed, Oct 5, 2011

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Duck Soup

Duck Soup (1933)

Celebrating Cambridge READS

Double Feature w/DR. STRANGELOVE

Buy Tickets Brattle Passes OK

We’ve added shows on Thursday, October 6 at 6:00 and 9:30!

(1933) dir Leo McCarey w/The Marx Brothers, Margaret Dumont [68 min]

In celebration of the Cambridge READS program, this year examining Sebastian Junger’s War, we present two of the greatest anti-war comedies ever created. In the Marx Brothers’ DUCK SOUP, Groucho is the selfish, absurd, and childish leader of Fredonia who sparks a war with neighboring Sylvania over the love of a rich widow. “You’re a brave man. Go and break through the lines. And remember, while you’re out there risking your life and limb through shot and shell, we’ll be in be in here thinking what a sucker you are.”

  • 75 YEARS OF FILM NOIR: PROTO-NOIR • October 7–14
THE MAD MAX SAGA, featuring a Sunday quadruple feature of all 4 movies • October 16–18

The Brattle brings you Animated Weirdness in the fall edition of our Reel Weird Brattle late show series! Join us Sat 10/24 at 11:30 for post-cyberpunk masterpiece GHOST IN THE SHELL