Tag: Borscht Belt

  • The Marx Brothers and American Comedy

    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. https://youtu.be/5Hkjtbmlces 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 […]