About the film
dictator spy ambassador siege widow musical slapstick comedy cigar smoking lemonade black and white 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, Harry Ruby, Bert Kalmar, Bert Kalmar, Bert Kalmar, Arthur Sheekman, Nat Perrin|
Rufus T. Firefly is named president/dictator of bankrupt Freedonia and declares war on neighboring Sylvania over the love of wealthy Mrs. Teasdale.