Duck Soup

Unspooled #25 October 31, 2018

This week Amy & Paul hail the Marx Brothers’ 1933 madcap comedy Duck Soup! They ask whether this is the first great comedy of the talkie era, parse the different comedic styles of the brothers, and praise Margaret Dumont as the perfect foil. Plus: Conan O’Brien joins the show to talk about why he loves the Marx Bros!

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