by Daniel A. Kaufman
The Electric Agora’s own E. John Winner spoke with me about the Marx Brothers and their relationship to American Comedy.
1:30 Vaudeville, Burlesque, and Musical Theater 11:20 The Jewish Marx Brothers and “Playing in Peoria” 22:00 Writing for the Marx Brothers / Relationship with George Kaufman 27:40 Becoming the Marx Brothers 34:00 Marxian Themes 55:30 The Marx Brothers and post WWII Jewish Comedy 1:00:00 The Marx Brothers and American Comedy.
Origins of Modern Jewish Humor (Essential Lectures in Jewish History) Dr. Henry Abramson
Professional Jokers: Jewish Jesters from the Golden Age of American Comedy
An Unforgettable Night of Jewish Humor at the 92nd Street Y
Old Yiddish Comedy Catskill Honeymoon Movie 1950