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Funny movie quotes from The Cocoanuts, starring the Marx Brothers (Groucho, Chico, Harpo, Zeppo)

Funny movie quotes from The Cocoanuts

Funny movie quotes from The Cocoanuts, starring the Marx Brothers (Groucho, Chico, Harpo, Zeppo)

Chico: Right now I’d do anything for money. I’d kill somebody for money. I’d kill you for money.
[Harpo looks dejected.]
Chico: Ha ha ha. Ah, no. You’re my friend. I’d kill you for nothing.
[Harpo smiles]

Groucho: Hey, hey! You know that suitcase is empty?
Chico: That’s all right. We fill it up before we leave.

Groucho: I’m gonna put extra blankets, free, in all your rooms, and there’ll be no cover charge.

Groucho: Three years ago I came to Florida without a nickel in my pocket. Now I’ve got a nickel in my pocket.

Groucho: Wages? Do you want to be wage slaves? Answer me that!
Bellhops: No.
Groucho: No, of course not. But what makes wage slaves? Wages!

Groucho: What would you like? Would you like a suite on the third floor?
Chico: No. I’ll take a Pollack in the basement.

Zeppo: Any luck with the 4:30?
Groucho: Yeah. It didn’t hit me.

[Answering telephone]
Groucho: Hello? Yes? Ice water in 318? Is that so? Where’d you get it? Oh, you want some.

Margaret Dumont: Get out of this room, or I’ll scream for the servants.
Groucho: Let the servants know! Let the whole world know! About us!
Margaret Dumont: You must leave my room. We must have regard for certain conventions.
Groucho: One guy isn’t enough, she’s gotta have a convention.

Groucho: Now here is a little peninsula and here is a viaduct leading over to the mainland.
Chico: Why a duck?
Groucho: Why, it’s the most exclusive residential district in Florida. *Nobody* lives there.

[on phone]
Groucho: Believe me, you gotta get up early if you want to get out of bed.

[The Marx Brothers are chasing each other through Mrs. Potter’s suite]
Groucho: This hotel not only has running water. It has running guests!

Groucho: All along the river, those are all levees.
Chico: That’s the Jewish neighborhood?
Groucho: Well, we’ll pass over that.

Groucho: You can have any kind of a home you want. You can even get stucco. Oh, how you can get stucco.

Groucho: Jail is no place for a young fellow. There’s no advancement.


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