Charlie Chaplin
Groucho & Chaplin Play Tennis

Charlie Chaplin Posing with Colleagues

What happens when two of the world’s greatest tennis players join up with two of the most famous comedians of all time?  Check out this rare footage of Wimbledon champ Fred Perrry and Groucho Marx take on Ellsworth Vines (also a Wimbledon champ) and Charlie Chaplin.  The match was set … Continue reading

Groucho Marx
Groucho Marx on MGM’s Irving Thalberg & Greta Garbo

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Groucho Marx remembers how he got back at Irving Thalberg, the head of production at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, for making him wait hours before their first meeting and describes a hilarious interaction with Greta Garbo, an MGM star, in an elevator. MGM was founded on April 17, 1925 when Marcus Loew purchased … Continue reading