Chico plays the piano with an apple
Chico Marx on the piano Everything about this scene is perfect

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Apple or orange? Wouldn't an apple crush? Snipped from "Go West".

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Beyond Belief : 0:29 - throttling that woman proper cracked me up

greebleClown : At the apple, my jaw dropped. I thought he was gonna eat an apple or something, but... wow.

21TroubleBraids : Bahahahahaaaa, Harpo is having a fit 0:25, poor girl! Yeah, Groucho might have been the intellectual one of the brothers, but sweet Harpo and crafty Chico were not just side kicks but a superb team and VERY entertaining musicians!

Paul Smyth : Now thats talent! Chico you were amazing! 2 thumbs up!

RollOnToVictory : 0:02, come on R2.

General JJ : That use of the apple was so kung fu! No special effects then ladies and gentlemen. Believe your eyes!

John Bates : Chicho on the piano...Harpo on the harp..or clarinet ( see Harpo blowing bubbles...on Kraft Music Hall in 1959. ) and Groucho. ....well...being himself....genius.!

J Mack : There is not now, nor has there been anyone since like the Marx brothers. They were pure comic genius'. Every single one of them was multi-talented, especially from a musical standpoint. Although they played as a team, they were superb in individual performances. Groucho got much of the publicity later in their careers, but I believe Chico and Harpo were as talented as Groucho. Look closely at some of the performances of Chico and Harpo together and you will observe genius at work. I am thankful that Irving Thalberg gave them at shot at making more movies. It was our good fortune that he did and we have the privilege of viewing the clips of three of the most talented comic/actor/musicians on the planet!

Greg White : Where have all the pianos gone...the junkyard took them every one.

Luger Lupin : Credo sia la migliore interpretazione di REGINELLA CAMPAGNOLA.

Gregor Shapiro : At 1:03 does a key E? get stuck?

Un Believer : So completely at ease. Perfection. Talented to the core.

Hans Gruber : Absolutely superb. My favourite pianist.

Marcello Freitas : Chico, you son of a gun! You never stop surprising me! : )

Craig Stirling : it was an apple because he was about to bite into it like an apple

Gigi McLaughlin : I have everything they’ve ever done on dvd including harpos silent pictures I love them 😍

Elizabeth Mullins : I believe Chico would have given Mozart a run for his money! Ohhh, how I miss real talent, comedy, and good movies that Hollywood USED to make...

Regina Boh : Such a great talent on piano, wow im impressed!! *.*

Gregory Roth : Prop apple? Chico was amazing. He created this style on his own.

mrhearse777 : What a phenomenal family . All great talents. WOW.

István Péter : Egyszerűen zseniális!!!

Lorenzo Lucci il Mastro : the song in Italy is known as "oh campagnola bella" that means oh wonderful country girl..it's an old folk song from Abruzzo (a region in the centre of Italy)

Joshua Eden : I didn't know apples played the piano! Yet here's Chico Marx, playing the piano with an apple!

Perdolphite : What movie doesn't show him eating or drinking stuff, In coconuts he eats flowers, and drinks poison that's $4 in "At the Races",

Chris Hill : Because its Harpo. Harpo eats anything. As demonstrated in A Night at the Opera.

Perdolphite : If it was an orange then why would harpo try to bite it like an apple.

Eric Smith : I'm pretty sure it was an orange...but I could be wrong.

bastlake : In a perfect world, Chico and Harpo would've done a musical bit with Victor Borge

Ryan Veeder : I think it's a pool ball! It just looks like an apple because Harpo is so convincing about how he's about to eat it.

Richard Warne : The apple might have been frozen (?). That would make it solid....

Rubber Chicken Films : You're welcome.

Bassai : Thanks

Rubber Chicken Films : "Listen to the Mockingbird." Written in the 1860s I think, and yeah it was the Stooges' theme for a while. That and "Three Blind Mice."

Bassai : 3 stooges song?

interzone235 : 3 stooges song

MegaNealo : Managed to find someone with the Piano sheet music on Amazon. Needless to say only part of the melody bears any resemblence :-) Time to get transcribing!

MaryJaneLouiseBowers : ♥ .

leftthenormalworld : Apples are pretty solid, while oranges are actually kind of soft, so I think it's an apple myself.

littlemissmello : he didn't practise that much. He used to have piano lessons as a kid, but only once a week and only how to play the right hand (the teacher herself couldn't play lefthand and slapped his hands everytime he asked about it). There's a story that he soaked his fingers in hot water to subtle the fingers before going on stage, but that that was all the practising he did. However Groucho said that and Groucho said a lot of things

littlemissmello : Groucho said that and it could very well be true, it sort of fits Chico, but we can never really trust any the Brothers' stories, especially Groucho's, because the same story changes over and over again till you realize that maybe it never happened at all (: I love them so much (:

sweetmay73 : me too!

Joshua Nove : what is the name of the song

mamita75 : I would love to have made out with Chico.

mistersunglasses1 : I actually read somewhere that he never practiced (or only rarely) and that before he went on he'd just soak his fingers in warm water and then perform. That may or may not be true, but he's a genius either way. He inspired me to start playing.

ITILII : Hey mister, can I play the piano ? I'll say Chico could sure the play the piano,and Harpo the harp...and in their spare time become the greatest team of comedians, ever

sivilirf : one big talent died with this man... nobody can compare!.. todays music is 90% computer!.. RIP chico! xx

Fremont Lee : The apple would bruise. I think it'd only crush if he had pressed down harder than he did.

rick nineg : OMG i laughed my ass off when Harpo began choking that girl

Grace Baker : so much practice my gosh SO MUCH PRACTICE intimidating