Love Happy

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  • Passed
  • 1949
  • 1 hr 25 min
  • 5.8  (3,059)

Love Happy is a comedic masterpiece starring the Marx Brothers- Groucho, Harpo, and Chico. Released in 1949, the film follows the story of a group of struggling performers in New York City who accidentally become entangled in a heist involving stolen diamonds. The movie opens with Harpo, playing the role of a poor harpist, searching for a job in the city. He soon meets a group of struggling performers who are also trying to make ends meet. Groucho, the leader of the group, is a magician who is constantly on the hunt for new gigs to keep the group afloat. Chico, the pianist, is always looking for an opportunity to earn some extra cash.

The group's luck takes a turn for the worse when they find themselves entangled in a heist involving a valuable necklace made of diamonds. Several shady characters are also after the necklace, including Madame Egelichi, a beautiful but deadly thief played by Ilona Massey.

As the story unfolds, the Marx Brothers find themselves in one hilarious situation after another as they try to retrieve the stolen necklace and clear their names. The film is full of memorable moments, such as Groucho's brilliantly witty one-liners, Harpo's slapstick comedy, and Chico's fast-paced banter.

Throughout the movie, the Marx Brothers are accompanied by a young dancer named Maggie Phillips, played by Marilyn Monroe in one of her earliest film roles. Though her role is small, Monroe's talent and star power are impossible to ignore.

Love Happy is a feel-good film that will have audiences laughing from beginning to end. It features everything that audiences have come to expect from a Marx Brothers movie- razor-sharp wit, silly gags, and comedic timing that is second to none. The film is a testament to the enduring legacy of the Marx Brothers, who remain some of the most beloved and influential comedians of all time.

Overall, Love Happy is a must-see film for anyone who loves classic comedy. It's a masterclass in physical comedy and a true celebration of the Marx Brothers' unique brand of humor. Whether you're a die-hard fan or a newcomer to their work, this film is sure to leave you smiling from ear to ear.

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    5.8  (3,059)