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Basic facts

Original title Duck Soup
Film type Feature
Category Fiction
Director
Producer
Screenplay
Production country
Production company
Classification Allowed for all
Dialogue
Swedish release 1934-04-08

Cast

Groucho Marx
Rufus T. Firefly

Harpo Marx
Pinky

Chico Marx
Chicolini

Zeppo Marx
Bob Roland

Margaret Dumont
Mrs. Gloria Teasdale

Raquel Torres
Vera Marcal

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Titles

Original title
Swedish release title
Alternative title
Script title

Crew

Director
Screenplay
Producer
Director of Photography
Music
Production Designer
Film Editor
Production Mixer
Dialogue
Assistant Cameraman
Music Consultant
Propman

Cast

Groucho Marx Rufus T. Firefly
Harpo Marx Pinky
Chico Marx Chicolini
Zeppo Marx Bob Roland
Margaret Dumont Mrs. Gloria Teasdale
Raquel Torres Vera Marcal
Louis Calhern Trentino, Sylvanias ambassadör
Edgar Kennedy lemonadförsäljare
Edmund Breese Zander
Verna Hillie Trentinos sekreterare
Leonid Kinskey sylvansk agitator
George MacQuarrie förste domaren
Edwin Maxwell Freedonias krigsminister
Charles B. Middleton åklagre
William Worthington första finansministern
Davison Clark andra finansministern
Fred Sullivan andre domaren
Eric Mayne tredje domaren
Wade Boteler officer i stridshögkvarteret
Sidney Bracey Mrs. Teasdales butler
Edward Le Saint arbetsmarknadsminister
Louise Closser Hale gäst på mottagningen
Carrie Daumery gäst på mottagningen
Maude Turner Gordon gäst på mottagningen
Dennis O'Keefe brudgum på Fireflys mottagning
E.H. Calvert stridsofficer
Dale Van Sickel palatsvakt

Companies

Production Company Paramount Productions Inc.
Distributor in Sweden (35 mm) Stiftelsen Svenska Filminstitutet 2005
Film AB Paramount 1934
AB Svensk Filmindustri 1950
AB Svensk Filmindustri 1969
Distributor in Sweden (DVD) Universal Pictures Nordic AB 2005

Swedish censorship / rating

Censorship number 50235
Date 2005-09-15
Classification Allowed for all
Original length 1867 meters
Notes Aktlängder: 530, 562, 546, 229.


Censorship number 50235
Date 1969-12-08
Classification Allowed for all
Original length 1850 meters


Censorship number 50235
Date 1950-03-17
Classification Allowed for all
Original length 1770 meters


Censorship number 50235
Date 1934-01-30
Classification Allowed for all
Original length 1775 meters
Notes Visningskopiorna 1738 meter.


Technical specifications

Aspect ratio 1.37:1
Sound system Western Electric Recording
Width 35 mm
Frames per second 24


Production location

Paramount Studios Los Angeles, Kalifornien USA
Pasadena, Kalifornien USA
Arbor Mansion Pasadena, Kalifornien USA

Release dates

Release in Sweden 1934-04-08 Olympia Stockholm Sweden 63 min
First showing 1933-11-17 USA
Re-release 2005-12-16 Sture Stockholm Sweden
2005-12-16 Fyris Uppsala Sweden
DVD release 2005-04-06 Sweden
TV showing 1964-01-01 TV Sweden

Soundtrack listing

Original title When the Clock on the Wall Strikes 10
Composer Bert Kalmar (1933)
Harry Ruby (1933)
Lyrics Bert Kalmar (1933)
Harry Ruby (1933)
Singer Zeppo Marx
Margaret Dumont


Original title These Are the Laws of My Administration
Composer Bert Kalmar (1933)
Harry Ruby (1933)
Lyrics Bert Kalmar (1933)
Harry Ruby (1933)
Singer Groucho Marx
kör


Original title Fredonia's Going to War
Composer Bert Kalmar (1933)
Harry Ruby (1933)
Lyrics Bert Kalmar (1933)
Harry Ruby (1933)
Performed by Groucho Marx
Chico Marx
Zeppo Marx
Harpo Marx
kör


Original title The Stars and Stripes Forever!
Composer John Philip Sousa (1897)


Original title El manisero
Composer Moisés Simons (1927)
Lyrics Marion Sunshine (engelsk text 1931)
L. Wolfe Gilbert (engelsk text 1931)


Original title Polonäs, piano, op. 40. Nr 1, A-dur
Composer Frédéric Chopin


Original title Guillaume Tell. Uvertyr
Composer Gioachino Rossini (1829)


Original title Ain't She Sweet
Composer Milton Ager (1927)
Lyrics Jack Yellen (1927)


Original title Goodnight Sweetheart
Composer James Campbell (1931)
Ray Noble (1931)
Reg Connelly (1931)
Lyrics James Campbell (1931)
Ray Noble (1931)
Reg Connelly (1931)


Original title One Hour with You
Composer Richard A. Whiting (1932)
Lyrics Leo Robin 1932)


Original title American Patrol
Composer Frank W. Meacham (1885)
Lyrics Karin Wollgast (svensk text 1954)


Original title Leichte Cavallerie. Uvertyr
Composer Franz von Suppé (1866)


Original title His Excellency Is Due
Composer Bert Kalmar (1933)
Harry Ruby (1933)
Lyrics Bert Kalmar (1933)
Harry Ruby (1933)


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 1870


Element type Print
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Print
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm
Length 1870


Holdings Posters

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 400 and 850 x 690


Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100


Holdings Stills

Black and white print SET
Album No


Holdings Promotion materials

Type Program/Promotion material


Type Program folio


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