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Thur Sept 30, 2010

Mister Ron’s Basement # 1780

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.’

Today’s monologue is from Stuart Barnes. Not much is known of Barnes these days, but he apparently was a popular actor, storyteller, and singer, who often received billing with travelling vaude shows around the world.

Time: approx nine and a half minutes

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