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Basic facts

Original title At the Circus
Film type Feature
Category Fiction
Director
Producer
Screenplay
Production country
Production company
Classification Barntillåten
Dialogue
Swedish release 1940-04-01

Cast

Groucho Marx
J. Cheever Loophole, "Legal Eagle", advokat

Harpo Marx
"Punchy", cirkusarbetare

Chico Marx
Antonio "Tony" Pirelli, cirkusarbetare

Kenny Baker
Jeffrey "Jeff" Wilson, direktör för The Wilson Wonder Circus

Florence Rice
Julie Randall, cirkusartist, Jeffs fästmö

Eve Arden
Peerless Paulin (Makalösa Pauline), cirkusartist

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Titles

Originaltitel
Svensk premiärtitel
Title for Swedish DVD release

Crew

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

Cast

Groucho Marx J. Cheever Loophole, "Legal Eagle", advokat
Harpo Marx "Punchy", cirkusarbetare
Chico Marx Antonio "Tony" Pirelli, cirkusarbetare
Kenny Baker Jeffrey "Jeff" Wilson, direktör för The Wilson Wonder Circus
Florence Rice Julie Randall, cirkusartist, Jeffs fästmö
Eve Arden Peerless Paulin (Makalösa Pauline), cirkusartist
Margaret Dumont Mrs. Suzanna Dukesbury, Jeffs faster, miljonärska
Nat Pendleton Goliath (Goliat), cirkusartist
Fritz Feld Jardinet, den franske dirigenten
James Burke John Carter, skurk
Jerry Marenghi Little Professor Atom, dvärgen
Barnett Parker Whitcomb, Mrs. Dukesburys butler
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Irving Bacon telegramexpeditören
Frank Orth uppassare på fiket
Willie Best tåguppassare
Matt McHugh taxichauffören som kör Loophole till tåget
Charles Gemora gorillan Gibraltar
Mariska Aldrich gäst på Mrs. Dukesburys tillställning
Jack McAfee
Little Bozo
Amanda Randolph
Granville Bates
John Dilson
Barlowe Borland
Emory Parnell
Forbes Murray
Harry Hayden
Sid Miller
Mickey Daniels
Eugene Jackson
Byron Foulger
Frank Darien
The Escelante Family
The Pena Family
The Juggling Normans

Companies

Produktionsbolag Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc.
Loew's Inc.
Distributor in Sweden (35 mm) AB Anglofilm
Sergel Films Distributions AB 1972
AB Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer 1940
AB Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer 1970
Distributor in Sweden (Home Video) Esselte Video AB 1986
Distributor in Sweden (DVD) Sandrew Metronome Distribution Sverige AB 2004

Swedish censorship / rating

Censorship number 61193
Date 1940-03-08
Classification Barntillåten
Original length 2390 meters


Technical specifications

Aspect ratio 1.37:1
Sound type Sound
Sound system Optical mono
Colour type Svartvit
Width 35 mm
Frames per second 24
Length in metres 2381 meter
Length in minutes 87 min


Release dates

Release in Sweden 1940-04-01 Rival Stockholm Sweden 87 min
1940-04-01 Riveria Stockholm Sweden 87 min
TV showing 1996-08-11 SVT2 Sweden 84 min
2003-01-03 SVT1 Sweden 84 min
First showing 1939-10-20 USA 87 min (US Release)
TV showing 2005-05-18 SVT1 Sweden 84 min
1965-12-31 TV Sweden
1972-02-27 TV1 Sweden
1977-08-26 TV1 Sweden
1979-03-18 TV2 Sweden
DVD release 2004-09-15 Sweden

Soundtrack listing

Original title Step Up and Take a Bow
Composer Harold Arlen
Lyrics E.Y. Harburg
Singer Florence Rice


Original title Two Blind Loves
Composer Harold Arlen
Lyrics E.Y. Harburg
Singer Kenny Baker
Florence Rice


Original title Beer Barrel Polka
Composer Jaromír Vejvoda
Lyrics Lew Brown (engelsk text)
Vasek Zeman (tjeckisk text)
Wladimir A. Timm (engelsk text)
Instrumentalist Chico Marx (piano)


Original title Lydia, the Tattooed Lady
Composer Harold Arlen (1939)
Lyrics E.Y. Harburg (1939)
Singer Groucho Marx och kör


Original title Swingali
Composer Harold Arlen
Lyrics E.Y. Harburg
Singer kör
Instrumentalist Harpo Marx (harpa)


Original title Blue Moon
Composer Richard Rodgers (1934)
Lyrics Lorenz Hart (1934)
Singer kör (nynnas)
Instrumentalist Harpo Marx (harpa)


Original title Oh! Susanna
Composer Stephen C. Foster (1846)
Lyrics Stephen C. Foster (1846)
Singer Groucho Marx


Original title Rock-a-Bye Baby
Lyrics Effie I. Canning (1872?)
Musical Adaptation Effie I. Canning (1872?)
Singer Chico Marx
Instrumentalist Harpo Marx (munspel)


Holdings Film

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Element type Print
Gauge 35 mm
Length 2327


Element type Print
Item base Acetate
Gauge 35 mm
Length 2360


Holdings Posters

Size Less than 850 x 400


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 English


Holdings Stills

Black and white print SET
Slides 1
Album No


Holdings Promotion materials

Type Program/Promotion material


Type Program folio


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