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In delightful romps and occasional dire peril, Goulart uncannily resurrects the most garrulous Marx brother and his unique brand of patter. The Groucho Marx of these stories is the next best thing to the capering of the late comedian himself, and a happy gift to everyone who remembers him fondly as well as those meeting him for the first time.

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    Groucho Marx, Master Detective by Ron Goulart

In this inventive mystery set in Hollywood's golden era, Ron Goulart revives America's favorite cigar-wielding comic--Groucho Marx. Needing a project to occupy him between movie stints, Groucho agrees to act in a radio serial. But when a beautiful starlet is found dead before production even begins, Groucho is determined to find out who killed her.

Year: 1998
Genre: Comic Mystery

    Elementary, My Dear Groucho by Ron Goulart

When a body is found in Holmes's 221B Baker Street lodgings on the set at Mammoth Studios during the shooting of The Valley of Fear, Groucho Marx and his sidekick Frank Denby begin investigating, in Ron Goulart's hilarious mystery Elementary, My Dear Groucho.

Year: 1999
Genre: Comic Mystery

    Groucho Marx, Private Eye by Ron Goulart

When a prominent Beverly Hills plastic surgeon is found dead in his palatial home, and Polly's mother, the faded actress Frances London, is accused of his murder, Polly's request for Groucho and Frank to help prove her mother's innocence surprises them. She is convinced that Frances has been framed, and despite the mounting evidence against the washed-up performer, the pair takes on the case.

Year: 1999
Genre: Comic Mystery

    Groucho Marx And The Broadway Murders by Ron Goulart

Searching for clues in the Big Apple and trying to see if the second murder is at all connected to the death of the mobster, Groucho and Frank have their hands full. However, the pressure doesn't get to Groucho and as he hunts for clues he still has time for all of his silly gags and terrible puns. Whether or not you are a Groucho fan, "this enjoyable little tale will charm the baggy pants off you."

Year: 2001
Genre: Comic Mystery

    Groucho Marx, Secret Agent by Ron Goulart

Frank, Jane, and Groucho are attending a studio Halloween party when someone dressed as the Grim Reaper approaches director Eric Olmstead, who passes out after the figure whispers in his ear. The next day, Olmstead is found dead. Olmstead's wife, famous actress Dinah Flanders, doesn't believe the director shot himself and hires Groucho and Frank to find out what happened.

Year: 2002
Genre: Comic Mystery

    Groucho Marx, King Of The Jungle by Ron Goulart

Frank Denby and Groucho Marx arrive on the set of the new Ty-Gor film, a Tarzan knockoff, expecting to have Groucho do his humorous walk-on. What they find is that Randy Spellman, the star of the picture, has been murdered. But when a stuntwoman who has gone missing is suspected of the murder, Jane insists they take up the case to clear the young woman's name.

Year: 2005
Genre: Comic Mystery


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1998Groucho Marx, Master Detective by Ron Goulart Comic Mystery, Groucho Marx, Hollywood
1999Elementary, My Dear Groucho by Ron Goulart Comic Mystery, Groucho Marx
1999Groucho Marx, Private Eye by Ron Goulart Comic Mystery, Groucho Marx
2001Groucho Marx And The Broadway Murders by Ron Goulart Comic Mystery, Groucho Marx
2002Groucho Marx, Secret Agent by Ron Goulart Comic Mystery, Groucho Marx, Hollywood
2005Groucho Marx, King Of The Jungle by Ron Goulart Comic Mystery, Groucho Marx, Hollywood

 

 

 


 

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