Remembering Groucho Marx – 19 August 1977

Posted on August 18th, 2013 by The British Newspaper Archive

Julius Henry ‘Groucho’ Marx died of pneumonia in Los Angeles on 19 August 1977 – he was 86.

To mark the day, here is a wonderful photograph of Groucho ‘in action’ with Margaret Dumont.

And just for good measure, we’ve included a quirky, wee story about Groucho’s sudden decision to stop playing his son, Arthur, at tennis.

historical newspaper report about Groucho Marx

Evening Telegraph – Saturday 30 March 1940

Image © D.C.Thomson & Co. Ltd. Image created courtesy of THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD.

http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000563/19400330/093/0005

historical newspaper report about Groucho Marx

Evening Telegraph – Tuesday 06 April 1937

Image © D.C.Thomson & Co. Ltd. Image created courtesy of THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD.

http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000563/19370406/093/0006

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