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Offline Heidi

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Marx Brothers Tribute Showcase - 1974
« on: March 08, 2008, 07:12:08 PM »

I just watched this clip on YouTube and didn't see it posted here.  It's a funny showcase.

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Re: Marx Brothers Tribute Showcase - 1974
« Reply #1 on: March 08, 2008, 07:20:57 PM »
It's interesting to note that two years later, the music heard in the background of this showcase would be used as the first think cue for Switcheroo.  It would continue to be used until 1992, when the current music debuted.
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Re: Marx Brothers Tribute Showcase - 1974
« Reply #2 on: March 08, 2008, 08:12:17 PM »
Heidi, you beat me to it.  It's a great Showcase to watch.  Guess that piece of pi-ano music is yet another stock cue they had lying around for some time.
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Re: Marx Brothers Tribute Showcase - 1974
« Reply #3 on: March 20, 2008, 02:25:31 AM »
heidi did you tape this off gsn or did your fam have a vcr or beta back then?  this is truly a time trip for me, as i don't really remember anything before the green, purple, red, orange walls with the green carpet.  they should do this more nowadays

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Re: Marx Brothers Tribute Showcase - 1974
« Reply #4 on: March 20, 2008, 12:19:51 PM »
No, it's not my clip.  Adam Nedeff posted this and other clips on his YouTube account. I don't think he has an account here at GoldenRoad.net.

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Re: Marx Brothers Tribute Showcase - 1974
« Reply #5 on: March 25, 2008, 02:33:59 PM »
That was a great Showcase!  My favorite part was when "Chico" played the piano literally be ear!  :oldlol:  By the way, which model played which Marx brother?

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Re: Marx Brothers Tribute Showcase - 1974
« Reply #6 on: March 25, 2008, 03:41:40 PM »
That was a great Showcase!  My favorite part was when "Chico" played the piano literally be ear!  :oldlol:  By the way, which model played which Marx brother?

Dian played Chico and Jan played Harpo, with Holly as Groucho.  I'm sure someone will correct me if I am wrong about Harpo and Chico :-).
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Re: Marx Brothers Tribute Showcase - 1974
« Reply #7 on: March 25, 2008, 11:55:32 PM »
Dian played Chico and Jan played Harpo, with Holly as Groucho.  I'm sure someone will correct me if I am wrong about Harpo and Chico :-).

Holly didn't appear on the show until December 1976/January 1977.

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Re: Marx Brothers Tribute Showcase - 1974
« Reply #8 on: March 25, 2008, 11:59:22 PM »
Holly didn't appear on the show until December 1976/January 1977.

At first, I thought it was Holly also.  It must have been Anitra.

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Re: Marx Brothers Tribute Showcase - 1974
« Reply #9 on: March 26, 2008, 01:30:01 PM »
Anitra played Groucho and Johnny Olson played Chico.

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Re: Marx Brothers Tribute Showcase - 1974
« Reply #10 on: March 26, 2008, 03:22:46 PM »
I don't know if you guys are mixed up on your Barker's beauties or your Marx Brothers-

Chico: Janice
Groucho: Anitra
Harpo: Johnny O.

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Re: Marx Brothers Tribute Showcase - 1974
« Reply #11 on: April 06, 2008, 03:48:34 PM »
heidi did you tape this off gsn or did your fam have a vcr or beta back then?  this is truly a time trip for me, as i don't really remember anything before the green, purple, red, orange walls with the green carpet.  they should do this more nowadays

No, it almost looks like he got access to the master tape or something, b/c you see the slate before, then it cuts ahead to the showcase. The quality is too good to be recorded in the 70s, and if it was reaired on gsn you would probably never see the slate, plus their watermark would be in the lower right hand corner of the screen, which it isnt.

This looks almost dvd quality and its a bit widescreen, is this episode on the dvd?
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Re: Marx Brothers Tribute Showcase - 1974
« Reply #12 on: April 06, 2008, 06:36:18 PM »
This looks almost dvd quality and its a bit widescreen, is this episode on the dvd?

No, it's not...

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Re: Marx Brothers Tribute Showcase - 1974
« Reply #13 on: April 15, 2008, 07:23:18 PM »
Now THERE's a quality showcase.  They just haven't been the same for years...SIGH