- Vintage Shorts
- Subtitles: English, French, Spanish
- Rated: Not Rated
- Closed captioning available
- Run Time: 1 hours, 25 minutes
- Video: Black & White
- Released: May 4, 2004
- Originally Released: 1946
- Label: Warner Home Video
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Description by OLDIES.com:
Groucho, Chico, Harpo...uh-oh! It's the Nazis vs. the nutsies when the legendary Marx Brothers foil Axis criminals during A Night In Casablanca. As the manager of a hotel swirling in intrigue, Groucho is up to his fake moustache in joyful if unfulfilled lechery. Chico - heywatzamatter - becomes Groucho's bodyguard by self-decree. Harpo, pantomime's clown prince, says more in whistles and gestures than most comics say in pages of dialogue. When this 1946 film began production, Warner Bros. threatened suit, saying the title infringed upon the studio's famed Casablanca. Groucho fired back: "You probably have the rights to use the name Warner, but what about Brothers? Professionally, we were brothers before you were."
In their last film together, the Marx brothers pull out all the stops. A Nazi treasure is hidden inside of a Casablanca Hotel, and three hotel managers in a row have died suspiciously, just as Ronald Kornblow (Groucho Marx) is hired to become the hotel's new manager. Meanwhile, Nazis are afoot with plans to make Kornblow the fourth victim, intending to trap him through the allure of a beautiful woman. Chico plays Rusty, the valet for the head Nazi, who overhears the plan, and teams up with businessman Corbaccio (Chico) to save Kornblow from the femme fatale. Rusty and Corbaccio tend to be a bit overzealous in the protection of Kornblow, providing for some hilarious moments. Soon Rusty finds the treasure, but the trio is thrown into prison before he can claim it. From prison on out the Brothers' slapstick, surreal humor really gets going, providing bigger and better laughs as A NIGHT IN CASABLANCA races toward its extremely silly climax.