menu icon
The Brattle's Black Friday Deal – Click for Details!

You Are Viewing a Past Event

Looking for an upcoming event? Click here to view our current calendar →

Sun, Jan 1, 2012

Special Events Archive

Animal Crackers

Marx Brothers, Animal Crackers

Marx Brothers Marathon!

Buy Tickets

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.

  • THE MALTESE FALCON • Part of 75 Years of Film Noir, Part 2: Authors of Noir • November 25–December 3
Filmmaker Q+A! The DocYard presents FRAME BY FRAME • Monday 11/30 at 7:00 PM

IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE • The Holiday Classic Returns December 18–20!