Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Harpo Marx - in Color!

Marx Brothers fans are familiar with the blond wig worn by Harpo.  However, when the Brothers began their careers on stage Harpo actually wore a red wig.  The red appeared black in black and white film and was, therefore, changed.

Here's footage of Harpo in color from a rare 1957 film (his and Chico's last screen appearance) in color with the original red wig:

And here is Harpo's voice in a few rare recordings:

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