Harpo (Adolph) Marx Autographs, Memorabilia & Collectibles

Born: November 23, 1888 in New York City, New York
Died: September 28, 1964 in Los Angeles, California
Biography | show moreshow less
Adolph Arthur "Harpo" Marx (1888-1964), was known for his pantomime and harp playing in the zany Marx Brothers comedies, in which he also chased blondes and created general mayhem. Ironically, he never truly learned how to play; as a young boy, he developed his own way of "tuning" the instrument. He usually wore a pink (later red) wig, but in the black and white film era, it looked blonde. As the silent participant in the various comedy acts he had a role in, his character was drawn from the silent character archetype of traditional vaudeville acts. In 1961, the "silent Marx brother" published Harpo Speaks, his autobiography.
Film Credits | show moreshow less
1982 The Marx Brothers in a Nutshell (Other), 1974 Milton Berle's Mad Mad Mad World of Comedy (Other), 1937 Screen Snapshots Series 16, No. 11 (Other), 2007 Hormigas blancas (Other), 1988 Muppet Babies (Other), 1976 That's Entertainment, Part II (Other), 1976 America at the Movies (Other), 1939 From the Ends of the Earth (Other), 1992 Funny Business (Other), 1986 Hannah and Her Sisters (Sound), 1984 Going Hollywood: The '30s (Other), 1964 Hollywood and the Stars (Other), 1962 Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (Performer), 1958 The DuPont Show of the Month (Performer), 1957 Playhouse 90 (Performer), 1953 Season's Greetings (Performer), 1949 Love Happy (Performer), 1938 Room Service (Performer), 1935 A Night at the Opera (Performer), 1931 Monkey Business (Performer), 1929 The Cocoanuts (Performer), 1921 Humor Risk (Performer), 1949 Love Happy (Writer), 1949 Love Happy (in person), 1961 The DuPont Show of the Week (in person), 1961 You Bet Your Life (in person), 1961 Here's Hollywood (in person), 1957 Tonight! America After Dark (in person), 1957 Tonight! (in person), 1954 The Spike Jones Show (in person), 1951-1952 The Colgate Comedy Hour (in person), 1933 Hollywood on Parade No. 11 (in person), 2003 Inside the Marx Brothers (Other), 1976 CBS Salutes Lucy: The First 25 Years (Other), 1950 Screen Snapshots: Hollywood's Famous Feet (Other), 2004 On Your Marx, Get Set, Go! (Other), 2001 I Love Lucy's 50th Anniversary Special (Other), 1975 Hooray for Hollywood (Other), 1940 Hollywood: Style Center of the World (Other), 1959 General Electric Theater (Performer), 2004 Funny Already: A History of Jewish Comedy (Other), 2004 Broadway: The American Musical (Other), 1986 Classic Comedy Teams (Other), 1960 The DuPont Show with June Allyson (Performer), 1957 The Story of Mankind (Performer), 1954 The Colgate Comedy Hour (Performer), 1952 The Ezio Pinza Show (Performer), 1939 At the Circus (Performer), 1925 Too Many Kisses (Performer), 1961 The Ed Sullivan Show (in person), 1958 Person to Person (in person), 1956 Inside Beverly Hills (in person), 1934 Hollywood on Parade No. B-6 (in person), 1931 Jackie Cooper's Birthday Party (in person), 2005 Great Performances (Other), 2004 Remarks on Marx: A Night at the Opera (Other), 1975 Brother Can You Spare a Dime (Other), 1964 The Big Parade of Comedy (Other), 1987-1997 American Masters (Other), 1993 The Unknown Marx Brothers (Other), 1982 Showbiz Goes to War (Other), 2008 Morir de humor (Other), 1937 Screen Snapshots Series 17, No. 1 (Other), 1987 Biography (Other), 1963 Hollywood Without Make-Up (Other), 1953 All Star Revue (Performer), 1983 Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage (Other), 1998 Classified X (Other), 1972 Hollywood: The Dream Factory (Other), 1946 A Night in Casablanca (Performer), 1937 A Day at the Races (Performer), 1963 Celebrity Golf (in person), 1961 Today (in person), 1961 I've Got a Secret (in person), 1952 All Star Revue (in person), 1949 The Actor's Society Benefit Gala (in person), 1945 The All-Star Bond Rally (in person), 1932 Hollywood on Parade No. A-5 (in person), 1931 The House That Shadows Built (in person), 1965 Wayne and Shuster Take an Affectionate Look At... (Other), 1952 Screen Snapshots: Memories of Famous Hollywood Comedians (Other), 2011-2012 Special Collector's Edition (Other), 1994 Entertaining the Troops (Other), 1962 The Red Skelton Hour (Performer), 1941 The Big Store (Performer), 1940 Go West (Performer), 1933 Duck Soup (Performer), 1932 Horse Feathers (Performer), 1930 Animal Crackers (Performer), 1961 The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (in person), 1956 The Martha Raye Show (in person), 1955 Screen Snapshots: The Great Al Jolson (in person), 1955 I Love Lucy (in person), 1943 Stage Door Canteen (in person), 1935 La Fiesta de Santa Barbara (in person)
Theater Credits
Minnie's Boys - Other (March 26, 1970 - May 30, 1970), Animal Crackers - Performer (October 23, 1928 - April 6, 1929), The Cocoanuts - Performer (May 16, 1927 - May 28, 1927), The Cocoanuts - Performer (December 8, 1925 - August 7, 1926), I'll Say She Is - Performer (May 19, 1924 - March 7, 1925)

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