Friday, September 4, 2009

More Cartoon Marxes

Warner Brothers' "Hollywood Steps Out" (1941) is another animated short which featured caricatures of many actors and other celebrities, such as FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover.

Two of the Marx Brothers make cameo appearances. Harpo appears at 2:40, giving Greta Garbo a hotfoot, and again at 7:20, bursting Sally Rand's bubble. Groucho shows up in the final scene at 7:32.


  1. I do remeber seeing this cartoon as a kid. I remeber being creeped out by the cigarette girl. I really enjoyed the trip back in time. Thanks.

  2. Lovely! They weren't so nice to Greta Garbo and James Stewart! Or anyone, for that matter. Very fun to watch!

  3. This was terrific, even though I am reminded of my extreme agitude by the fact that I recognized nearly everyone. As I was watching, my cat Harpo was sitting on my printer, and seemed to enjoy it as much as I did.

    Love the blog, almost as much as Drollery.