• The Cocoanuts (1929)

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Release Date: October 4th, 2002

DVD Release Date: July 8th, 1998

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 36 min

Plot Summary
In an effort to keep his business, Hotel de Cocoanuts, from bankruptcy, owner Hammer (Groucho Marx) flatters and cajoles the wealthy Mrs. Potter (Margaret Dumont), his only paying guest. While Mrs. Potter's daughter, Polly (Mary Eaton), has romantic designs on the hotel clerk, Bob (Oscar Shaw), two other guests compete with Hammer for Mrs. Potter's attentions. Meanwhile, brothers Harpo (Harpo Marx) and Chico (Chico Marx) take advantage of Hammer's inattention to wreak havoc around the hotel.

Cast: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx, Zeppo Marx, Kay Francis, Oscar Shaw, Mary Eaton, Margaret Dumont

Director: Joseph Santley , Robert Florey

Genres: Musical comedy

Production Co: Paramount