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Remembering Groucho Marx – 19 August 1977

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. Evening Telegraph – Saturday 30 March 1940 Image © D.C.Thomson & Co. Ltd. Image created courtesy of THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. Evening

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