Daily Archives: August 10, 2012

‘Horse Feathers’ premieres in New York City 80 years ago today (1932)

Video: 'Horse Feathers' trailer

(Wednesday, August 10, 1932)Horse Feathers, a Marx Brothers film comedy about a college president who mistakenly recruits two loonies to beef up his school’s football team, premiered tonight at the Rialto Theatre in New York City.

Directed by Norman Z. McLeod, the film stars Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx, Zeppo Marx, Thelma Todd and Reginald Barlow.