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Fri Oct 1, 2010

Mister Ron’s Basement # 1781

October 2, 2010 will be Groucho Marx’s 120th Birthday!

In celebration, we will be bringing you Vaudevillian monologues from Groucho’s contemporaries, selected from the 1908 book ‘One Thousand Laughs from Vaudeville.’

We wrap up the week with a piece by Leo Donnelly, who drifted from being a newspaperman, a Vaudevillian, and movie actor. It’s called ‘The Monologue Man’s Troubles.’



Time: approx eight minutes

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