Tag: satire

FEAST Film – Duck Soup – Sat 13th Feb 2016

FEAST Film Nights in association with The Portico Gallery presents….

The Marx Brothers’ 1933 comedy classic Duck Soup, directed by Leo McCarey, who also directed our opening comedy shorts.  Saturday 13th February from 7.30pm.

Rufus T. Firefly is named president/dictator of bankrupt Freedonia and declares war on neighboring Sylvania over the love of wealthy Mrs. Teasdale.

The Marx Brothers’ arnarchic satire is a comedy landmark and widely considered a masterpiece amongst critics. In 1990 the United States Library of Congress deemed Duck Soup “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant” and selected it for preservation in the National Film Registry.

7.30pm  Doors open
8.00pm  We Faw Down
8.30pm  Pass the Gravy
9.00pm  Duck Soup

Tickets £5 on the door
Licensed bar & snacks

The Portico Gallery
23a Knight’s Hill
West Norwood
SE27 0HS