A Day at the Races

Movies, Comedy

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Hugo Hackenbush (Groucho Marx) is a veterinarian who masquerades as a lead doctor at Standish Sanitarium to aid the wealthy patient Emily Upjohn (Margaret Dumont). In order to save the financially failing sanitarium and its beautiful owner, Judy Standish (Maureen O'Sullivan), Hackenbush, employee Tony (Chico Marx) and jockey Stuffy (Harpo Marx) must find ingenious ways to help Gil Stewart (Allan Jones) and his inept racehorse, Hi-Hat, win the big race.

Release details

Release date: Friday June 11 1937
Duration: 111 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Sam Wood
Screenwriter: Robert Pirosh, George Seaton, George Oppenheimer
Cast: The Marx Brothers
Allan Jones
Maureen O'Sullivan
Margaret Dumont
Douglass Dumbrille
Sig Ruman
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