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Go West [videorecording]: The Big Store

a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture. ; produced by Jack Cummings ; directed by Edward Buzzell ; original screen play by Irving Brecher
Video; DVD
In Go West: It's 1870 and the Marx Brothers are out to get rich in Dead Man's Gulch. In The Big store: The Brothers reduce an enormous inventory of upscale merchandise into a multilevel disaster as they pursue and evade villains via bicycles, skates, unicycles, broad jumps, shipping chutes, elevator cables, high wires, pole vaults and pseudo-Tarzan chandelier swinging.
Edward Buzzell; Charles Riesner
Groucho, Chico, Harpo, John Carroll, Diana Lewis, Tony Martin, Virginia Grey, Margaret Dumont, Douglass Dumbrille.
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163 min.
English dialogue, subtitles: English, Francais & Espanol ; closed-captioned
  • Go West originally produced as a motion picture in 1940 ; The big store originally produced as a motion picture in 1941.
  • For specific features see interactive menu.
  • Special features: Side A: vintage shorts: Pete Smith specialty Quicker 'n a wink, Fitzpatrick traveltalk cavalcade of San Francisco and the cartoon The milky way ; Leo is on the air radio promo. Side B: vintage short Flicker memories and vintage cartoon Officer Pooch, audio musical ; outtake: Where there's music. Theatrical trailers.
  • Side A. Go West (standard version) (80 min.)
  • Side B. The big store (standard version) (83 min.).
Go West: produced by Jack Cummings ; directed by Edward Buzzell ; original screen play by Irving Brecher ; director of photography, Leonard Smith ; film editor, Blanche Sewell ; musical director, George Stoll. The big store: produced by Louis K. Sidney ; directed by Charles Riesner ; screenplay by Sid Kuller, Hal Fimberg and Ray Golden.
Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2004]
Publisher no.
65989 Warner Home Video
1 videodisc (163 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
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