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7.4
/10
1,729 Ratings

Animal Crackers

Directed by Victor Heerman
United States, 1930
Comedy, Musical

Synopsis

Captain Spaulding, famed African explorer, is welcomed at a high society party at the estate of Mrs. Rittenhouse. Chaos ensues after a valuable painting disappears and Spaulding, along with his secretary Horatio, the anarchic Signor Emanuel Ravelli, and his sidekick The Professor help search for it.

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Animal Crackers Directed by Victor Heerman

Critics reviews

The Dada ditty “Hello, I Must Be Going” kicks off the flow of deathless routines, which include Chico’s wrestling match with the hostess, Chico’s stream-of-consciousness deduction of the guilt of left-handed moths, and Groucho’s debate on matrimony.
March 08, 2010
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Animal Crackers was unbound in its puns, non sequiturs, and physical shtick.
December 06, 2004
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