About the film
dictator spy ambassador siege widow musical slapstick cigar smoking lemonade pre-code dowager fictitious country geofiction
Release Date: November 12, 1933
|Slogan||:||«War Is Swell ...when the Marx Brothers are in it. They'll be out of the trenches by Christmas...if the food doesn't improve»|
|Producers||:||Herman J. Mankiewicz|
|Writers||:||Harry Ruby, Harry Ruby, Bert Kalmar, Bert Kalmar|
Rufus T. Firefly is named president/dictator of bankrupt Freedonia and declares war on neighboring Sylvania over the love of wealthy Mrs. Teasdale.