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Original title The Big Store
Film type Feature
Category Fiction
Director
Producer
Screenplay
Production country
Production company
Classification Allowed for all
Dialogue
Swedish release 1942-02-09

Cast

Groucho Marx
Wolf J. Flywheel, detektiv

Harpo Marx
Wacky, hans assistent

Chico Marx
Ravelli, Wackys bror

Margaret Dumont
Martha Phelps

Tony Martin
Tommy Rogers, hennes systerson, sångare

Virginia Grey
Joan Sutton, biträde på varuhuset, Tommys fästmö

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Titles

Original title
Swedish release title

Crew

Director
Screenplay
Producer
Director of Photography
Music
Choreography
Production Designer
Film Editor
Production Mixer
Story
Musical Arrangement
Music Supervisor
Set Decorator

Cast

Groucho Marx Wolf J. Flywheel, detektiv
Harpo Marx Wacky, hans assistent
Chico Marx Ravelli, Wackys bror
Margaret Dumont Martha Phelps
Tony Martin Tommy Rogers, hennes systerson, sångare
Virginia Grey Joan Sutton, biträde på varuhuset, Tommys fästmö
Douglass Dumbrille Mr. Grover, varuhusdirektören
William Tannen Fred Sutton, Joans bror
Marion Martin Peggy Arden
Virginia O'Brien Kitty, sångerska
Henry Armetta Guiseppi
Anna Demetrio Maria, hans fru
Paul Stanton George Hastings
Russell Hicks Arthur Hastings
Bradley Page Duke
Charles Holland Butch
Charles Lane finance collector
Pierre Watkin varuhuschef
Dewey Robinson detektiv
Six Hits and a Miss sånggruppen
Clara Blandick
Harry Bradley

Companies

Swedish censorship / rating

Censorship number 64062
Date 1972-06-21
Classification Allowed for all
Original length 2275 meters


Censorship number 64062
Date 1963-09-09
Classification Allowed for all
Original length 2070 meters


Censorship number 64062
Date 1942-01-30
Classification Allowed for all
Original length 2275 meters


Technical specifications

Aspect ratio 1.37:1
Sound system Western Electric Recording
Width 35 mm
Frames per second 24
Length in metres 2284 meter
Length in minutes 83 min


Release dates

Release in Sweden 1942-02-09 Rigoletto Stockholm Sweden 83 min
First showing 1941-06-20 USA 83 min (US Release)
TV showing 2003-01-02 SVT1 Sweden 80 min
1970-09-27 TV1 Sweden
1973-11-13 TV2 Sweden

Soundtrack listing

Original title The Tenement Symphony in Four Flats
Composer Hal Borne
Lyrics Sid Kuller
Ray Golden
Singer Tony Martin


Original title Rock-a-Bye Baby
Lyrics Effie I. Canning (1872?)
Musical Adaptation Effie I. Canning (1872?)
Singer Virginia O'Brien


Original title Sing While You Sell
Composer Hal Borne
Lyrics Hal Fimberg
Sid Kuller
Singer Groucho Marx
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Original title If It's You
Composer Artie Shaw (1940)
Ben Oakland (1940)
Milton Drake (1940)
Lyrics Artie Shaw (1940)
Ben Oakland (1940)
Milton Drake (1940)
Singer Tony Martin


Original title Mama yo quiero
By Vincente Paiva
Jaraca Paiva
Lyrics Al Stillman (engelsk text)
Performed by Chico Marx (piano)
Harpo Marx (piano)


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Element type Print
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Duplicate negative
Gauge 35 mm


Holdings Posters

Size Less than 850 x 400


Size Less than 850 x 400


Size Less than 850 x 400


Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100


Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100


Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100


Holdings Scripts

Script type Cutting continuity
Language Engelska


Holdings Stills

Black and white print SET
Album No


Holdings Promotion materials

Type Program/Promotion material


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