A Day at the Races

1937

A Day at the Races

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In this Marx Brothers' comedy, a horse named Hi-Hat is a financially troubled sanitarium's only hope of avoiding foreclosure. Luckily, the sanitarium's new director is a veterinarian impersonating a physician. Groucho and his gang are up to their usual zany tricks, trying to make sure Hi-Hat wins a steeplechase race.

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Cast

Groucho Marx
as Dr. Hugo Z. Hackenbush
Marx Brothers
as themselves (Groucho,Chico, Harpo)
Harpo Marx
as Stuffy
Margaret Dumont
as Emily Upjohn
Allan Jones
as Gil Stewart
Maureen O'Sullivan
as Judy Standish
Sig Rumann
as Dr. Steinberg
Vivien Fay
as Solo Dancer
Vivian Fay
as Solo Dancer
Charles Trowbridge
as Dr. Wilmerding
Max Lucke
as Doctor
Frankie Darro
as Morgan's Jockey
Pat Flaherty
as Detective
Si Jenks
as Messenger
Hooper Atchley
as Race Judge
Ivie Anderson
as Specialty Singer
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Critic Reviews for A Day at the Races

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Audience Reviews for A Day at the Races

  • Sep 13, 2010
    I believe this is the longest of the Marx Brother's movies. It really didn't need to be so long, there were a couple of boring scenes. Other than that, the Brothers do all their usual jokes and run around being silly as usual, which is always fun, so I liked this movie anyway.
    Aj V Super Reviewer
  • Jun 13, 2010
    Much funnier than the last couple of films I've seen.
    Tim S Super Reviewer
  • Jul 16, 2007
    "Emily, I've got a confession to make. I really am a horse doctor, but if you marry me, I'll never look at another horse."
    a b Super Reviewer
  • Jun 03, 2007
    Another Marx Bros. classic. As long as you can stomach the superfluous romantic and musical interludes, you just cannot go wrong with them. Hilarious.
    xGary X Super Reviewer

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