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Trailers from Hell Spends 'A Night at the Opera' with the Marx Brothers

Photo of Trailers From Hell By Trailers From Hell | Thompson on Hollywood July 16, 2014 at 12:51PM

Today on Trailers from Hell, film and TV director Allan Arkush talks 1935 Marx Brothers classic "A Night at the Opera." Although some bemoan Irving Thalberg's civilizing influence on the Marx Brothers when they moved to MGM, this is probably their most popular picture. And seen with an audience, one of their all-time funniest.
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Marx Brothers in 'A Night at the Opera'
Marx Brothers in 'A Night at the Opera'

Today on Trailers from Hell, film and TV director Allan Arkush talks 1935 Marx Brothers classic "A Night at the Opera." Although some bemoan Irving Thalberg's civilizing influence on the Marx Brothers when they moved to MGM, this is probably their most popular picture. And seen with an audience, one of their all-time funniest.

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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.