Duck Soup

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Hope in the dark: culture to make you feel less terrible about the UK election
You may be distraught at the result, or just want a break from politics – so find solace in our critics’ pick of 30 films, songs, books and more to hide under a duvet with

Peter Bradshaw, Alexis Petridis, Kate Abbott, Hannah J Davies, Richard Lea, Alison Flood, Imogen Tilden and Keith Stuart

13, Dec, 2019 @11:30 AM

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Groucho Marx by Lee Siegel review – apparently, he wasn’t funny
This provocative biography argues that the man who is the ‘central intelligence’ of the Marx Brothers indulged in radical, nihilistic truth-telling that masked his insecurity. Seriously?

Karl Whitney

20, Apr, 2016 @3:00 PM

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Duck Soup review – brazen satire of tinpot nationalism
The Marx brothers’ vaudeville-originated comedy requires a little acclimatisation now, but the silliness levels are inspiring, writes Peter Bradshaw

Peter Bradshaw

15, Jan, 2015 @9:50 PM

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Top 10 comedy movies

You want funny? We got funny! From Airplane to Duck Soup, here are the Guardian and Observer critics' pick of the 10 best rib-ticklers

11, Oct, 2013 @3:34 PM

Duck Soup: Open on Sundays – review
This Brighton trio's English country dance tunes have an unexpected treatment that is worth checking out, writes Robin Denselow

Robin Denselow

23, Dec, 2010 @10:15 PM

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Schoolkids get a taste for Duck Soup
Move over Disney! A film club screening movies in 6,000 schools reports some unlikely hits

30, Nov, 2010 @8:00 PM

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Duck Soup: No 7 best comedy film of all time

Leo McCarey, 1933

David Thomson

18, Oct, 2010 @10:47 AM

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Review: Broken Glass by Alain Mabanckou

Review: Broken Glass by Alain Mabanckou
A Congolese comedy amuses Tibor Fischer

Tibor Fischer

21, Feb, 2009 @12:01 AM

Video releases

The Tailor of Panama | Amores Perros, aka Love's a Bitch | Animal Crackers, Horse Feathers, Duck Soup | Code Unknown

Philip French

14, Oct, 2001 @4:56 PM

Video releases

The Patriot | It's the Rage | Scarface | Duck Soup

Philip French

07, Jan, 2001 @2:21 PM

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