Marx Brothers Silver Screen Collection Blu-ray Coming October 18th

Posted in Blu-ray, Comedy, Musical, Pre-orders, Universal on August 17th, 2016 by Dave

The Marx Brothers Silver Screen Collection Blu-ray

October 18th, 2016 will mark the arrival of the new Universal Studios Home Entertainment Blu-ray release for The Marx Brothers Silver Screen Collection.

Groucho, Harpo, Chico and Zeppo Marx feature in five of their most popular titles for the musical comedy collection.

The films include The Cocoanuts, Animal Crackers, Monkey Business, Horse Feathers and Duck Soup.

All been restored with new 4K transfers for the collection.

Planned features for the disc include 1080p video encodes with lossless 2.0 DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack.

A number of audio commentaries, interviews and a featurette are also planned.

The retail price is $59.98, and you can pre-order it from Amazon for $59.98.

Alternatively you can add it to your Blu-rayStats Wishlist.

The Marx Brothers Silver Screen Collection Blu-ray Extras:

  • Feature Commentary with Film Historian Anthony Slide on The Cocoanuts
  • Commentary with Marx Bros. Historian/Author Robert S. Bader and Bill Marx on Monkey Business
  • The Marx Brother: Hollywood’s Kings of Chaos
  • Inside the NBC Vault – Today Show Interview with Harpo Marx (1961)
  • Inside the NBC Vault – Today Show Interview with Groucho Marx (1963)
  • Inside the NBC Vault – Today Show Interview with Bill Marx (1985)
  • Commentary with Film Critic/Historian Leonard Maltin and Marx Bros. Historian/Author Robert S. Bader on Duck Soup
  • Feature Commentary with Film Historian Jeffrey Vance on Animal Crackers
  • Feature Commentary with Film Critic F.X. Feeney on Horse Feathers

The Marx Brothers Silver Screen Collection Blu-ray Synopsis:

The Marx Brothers – Groucho, Harpo, Chico and Zeppo – are the reigning kings of comedy and remain one of the most iconic comic teams of all time. From their early days on Vaudeville and Broadway through their wildly popular motion pictures, the Marx Brothers kept audiences of all ages laughing out loud with some of the most hilarious routines ever imagined. The Marx Brothers Silver Screen Collection Restored Edition captures the very best of the comedy team and includes the only five movies to feature all four brothers. Filled with unforgettable comedy sketches, musical numbers, witty dialogue and plenty of gags, this must-own collection includes The Cocoanuts, Animal Crackers, Monkey Business, Horse Feathers and their most popular film, Duck Soup.

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