THE GROUCHO PHILE is for Marx completists.
Much interesting scrapbook material here but reproductions aren't great.
Photos especially lack contrast. News clippings fare worst. You need a
microscope to read several.
The print articles written by Groucho hold the most interest.
Gossip column excerpts, less so.
As for the text, you can practically hear the man speaking. Too bad much
of what he's saying is already so familiar. Don't expect any "Inside Hollywood"
or "Making of" chatter here. Many captions are merely to identify those in
the group photos.
Biggest disappointment: no insight into shooting their motion pictures.
It's like you're sitting there with an ancient fellow who flips through
grayed-out snapshots and fragile newspaper, quipping on each briefly
Correction: Quipping on SOME.
Although numbered, a good percentage of repros get zero mention.
BTW, total number of these: 376. Page total (with index): 384.
- ペーパーバック: 364ページ
- 言語: 英語
- ISBN-10: 0671790021
- ISBN-13: 978-0671790028
- 梱包サイズ: 27.8 x 21.6 x 1.8 cm
- カスタマーレビュー: 評価の数 7