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Basic facts

Original title Monkey Business
Film type Feature
Category Fiction
Director
Producer
Screenplay
Production country
Production company
Classification Allowed for all
Dialogue
Swedish release 1931-12-12

Cast

Groucho Marx
Groucho, fripassagerare

Harpo Marx
Harpo, fripassagerare

Chico Marx
Chico, fripassagerare

Zeppo Marx
Zeppo, fripassagerare

Rockliffe Fellowes
Joe J. "Big Joe" Helton, gangstermiljonär

Harry Woods
Alky Briggs, gangster

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Titles

Original title
Swedish release title

Crew

Director
Screenplay
Producer
Director of Photography
Music
Production Mixer
Assistant Director
Dialogue
Story

Cast

Groucho Marx Groucho, fripassagerare
Harpo Marx Harpo, fripassagerare
Chico Marx Chico, fripassagerare
Zeppo Marx Zeppo, fripassagerare
Rockliffe Fellowes Joe J. "Big Joe" Helton, gangstermiljonär
Harry Woods Alky Briggs, gangster
Thelma Todd Lucille Briggs, Alkys fru
Ruth Hall Mary Helton, Joe Heltons dotter
Tom Kennedy Gibson, styrman
- Ej krediterade:
Otto Fries fartygsofficeren med kraftig mustasch
Ben Taggart kapten Corcoran
Cecil Cunningham Madame Swempski, operasångerskan som återvänder från en Europaturné
Leo White förste frisören på fartyget
Rolfe Sedan andre frisören på fartyget
Leo Willis Jack, en av Heltons vakter på festen
Constantine Romanoff Butch, en av Alkys män som kidnappar Mary Helton
Evelyn Pierce manikyrist
Maxine Castle operasångerska på partyt
James Bradbury Jr. gäst på partyt
Ethan Laidlaw taxichauffören vid ladan
Eddie Baker fartygsofficer
Bobby Barber frisörens hesa kund
Billy Bletcher man i däckstol
Eddie Borden Joe, fotograf
Davison Clark tulltjänsteman
Bobby Dunn gangster
Al Flosso dockspelaren
Pat Harmon indianen på partyt
Bess Flowers indianens fru på partyt
Sherry Hall journalist
Sam Marx båtpassagerare / man på kajen vid ankomsten
Charlotte Mineau Emily, kvinna på balkongen vid partyt
Harold Minjir Emilys älskare
William H. O'Brien kypare
Cyril Ring gäst på partyt
Frederick Sullivan man bestulen av ficktjuv

Companies

Production Company Paramount Publix Corporation
Distributor in Sweden (35 mm) Film AB Paramount 1931
AB Svensk Filmindustri 1969
Distributor in Sweden (DVD) Universal Pictures Nordic AB 2005

Swedish censorship / rating

Censorship number 77345
Date 1950-08
Classification Allowed for all
Original length 2105 meters


Censorship number 47195
Date 1931-12
Classification Allowed for all
Original length 1405 meters


Technical specifications

Aspect ratio 1.37:1
Sound system Western Electric Recording
Width 35 mm
Frames per second 24
Length in metres 2112 meter
Length in minutes 77 min


Production location

Paramount Studios Hollywood USA

Release dates

Release in Sweden 1931-12-12 Olympia Stockholm Sweden 51 min
First showing 1931-09-19 USA 77 min
DVD release 2005-04-06 Sweden
TV showing 1963-04-30 TV Sweden

Soundtrack listing

Original title Sweet Adeline
Composer Harry Armstrong (1896/1903)
Lyrics Richard H. Gerard (1896/1903)
Singer Groucho Marx
Chico Marx
Harpo Marx
Zeppo Marx


Original title You Brought a New Kind of Love to Me
Composer Sammy Fain (1930)
Lyrics Irving Kahal (1930)
Pierre Norman (1930)
Singer Zeppo Marx
Chico Marx
Groucho Marx
Maurice Chevalier (som dubbar Harpo Marx)


Original title Pizzicato Polka. Ur Sylvia, ou La nymphe de Diane
Composer Léo Delibes (1876)
Performed by Chico Marx (piano)


Original title When I Take My Sugar to Tea
Composer Sammy Fain (1931)
Lyrics Irving Kahal (1931)
Pierre Norman (1931)
Instrumentalist Chico Marx (piano)


Original title 'O sole mio!
Composer Eduardo Di Capua (1898)
Alfredo Mazzucchi (1898)
Lyrics Giovanni Capurro (italiensk text 1898)
Sven Nyblom (svensk text 1901)
Instrumentalist Harpo Marx (harpa)
Singer Maxine Castle


Original title I'm Daffy Over You
Composer Chico Marx (1930)
Lyrics Sol Violinsky (1931)
Performed by Chico Marx (visslas)


Original title Blue Blazes
Composer Richard A. Whiting
Lyrics Leo Robin


Original title Ho-Hum
Composer Dana Suesse
Lyrics Edward Heyman


Holdings Film

The information given here refers to film material in the Swedish Film Institute’s archive. Access to the archive’s stock is given on request, for research, other film archives and rights’ holders.

Element type Print
Item base Acetate
Gauge 35 mm
Length 2087


Holdings Posters

Size Less than 850 x 400


Size Less than 850 x 400


Size Between 850 x 400 and 850 x 690


Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100


Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100


Holdings Scripts

Script type Dialoglista
Language Svenska


Holdings Stills

Black and white print SET
Colour prints -
Slides 18
Album No


Holdings Promotion materials

Type Program/Promotion material


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