Allan Arkush on

A Night at the Opera

Released 1935
Distributor MGM

Although some bemoan Irving Thalberg’s civilizing influence on the Marx Brothers when they moved to MGM, this is probably their most popular picture. And seen with an audience, one of their all-time funniest.

Buy the movie at:
Find out where the movie is streaming at:

About Allan Arkush

A record collector and film buff from birth, Allan Arkush brought his two loves together in directing the cult classic Rock ‘n’ Roll High School. Back in the day Allan was directing and executive producing television series like Heroes, and Crossing Jordan.  He has also directed episodes of Ally McBeal, Moonlighting, St. Elsewhere, Fame, A Series of Unfortunate Events and TV Movies like Elvis Meets Nixon and Shake Rattle & Rock as well as the mini-series, The Temptations, for which he won an Emmy. He used to have a lost film, Get Crazy, but Kino/Lorber found it in time for Christmas 2021. His day job is teaching Film production & history at the AFI.