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Reel Weird Brattle and American Genre Film Archive present Dario Argento's CREEPERS (aka PHENOMENA) • Showing on 35mm Sat 9/20 at 11:30 pm

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Sunday, January 1, 2012

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Marx Brothers, Animal Crackers

Marx Brothers Marathon!

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Special quadruple feature ticket: $20/$15 for Brattle members; Individual films are regular prices.

(1930) dir Victor Heerman w/The Marx Bros, Margaret Dumont, Lillian Roth [97 min]

“One morning I shot an elephant in my pajamas. How he got in my pajamas, I don’t know.” Groucho is Capt. Spaulding, the African explorer, who causes mayhem when a painting is stolen during a party given in his honor. A musical-comedy-romance-mystery mash-up in true Marx Brothers’ style, with Groucho’s surreal zingers, Chico’s obstinate ‘Italian’ strangeness, and Harpo’s oddball dichotomy of magical harp playing and insane antics, all in rare form.

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