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Duck Soup - 85th Anniversary (U)

Duck Soup - 85th Anniversary

Sat 17 Nov

14:30

Sun 18 Nov

14:30

Mon 19 Nov

14:30

When the tiny nation of Freedonia goes bankrupt, its wealthy benefactor, Mrs. Teasdale (Margaret Dumont), insists that the wacky Rufus T. Firefly (Groucho Marx) become the country's president. Sensing a weakness in leadership, the bordering nation of Sylvania sends in the spies Pinky (Harpo Marx) and Chicolini (Chico Marx) to set the stage for a revolution. As Firefly clashes with the Sylvanian ambassador (Louis Calhern), plenty of mayhem ensues, and the countries verge on all-out war.


An iconic comedy masterpiece, Duck Soup is widely considered to be the Marx Brothers' finest work. Here it is, in all its glory on the big screen, to celebrate the film's 85th anniversary - still hilarious after all these years, proving that comedy is timeless.


Back on the big screen as part of the BFI Comedy Genius tour.