January 25 – Duck Soup

The Marx Brothers’ classic anarchic comedy! To rescue the small country of Freedonia from bankruptcy, Mrs. Teasdale agrees to donate 20 million dollars if Rufus Firefly is appointed its new president. Firefly is a cynical, sarcastic dictator who refuses to play politics by the book. When Firefly falls out with a neighbouring country’s ambassador over Mrs Teasdale, war between the countries is declared. Who will save the day?

Film starts at 7.45 and will be followed by discussion on the Marx Brothers, anarchism and film.

Entry to film £3 or £2 for unwaged, low waged, students or OAPs.

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