A Night at the Opera 86 years old

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A Night at the Opera

The Marx Brothers take on high society and the opera world to bring two lovers together. A sly business manager and two wacky friends of two opera singers help them achieve success while humiliating their stuffy and snobbish enemies.

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A Night at the Opera Cast

Name Character
Groucho Marx He was 45, 86 years old when he died as Otis B. Driftwood
Kitty Carlisle was 25, 96 years old when died as Rosa
Harpo Marx He was 46, 75 years old when he died as Tomasso
Margaret Dumont She was 53, 82 years old when she died as Mrs. Claypool
Sig Ruman He was 51, 82 years old when he died as Gottlieb
Allan Jones He was 28, 84 years old when he died as Ricardo Barroni
Jonathan Hale He was 44, 74 years old when he died as The Stage Manager (uncredited)
Purnell Pratt He was 50, 55 years old when he died as The Mayor of New York (uncredited)
Otto Fries He was 48, 50 years old when he died as Otto the Elevator Operator (uncredited)
Edward Keane He was 91, 59 years old when he died as Captain
Evelyn Selbie She was 64, 79 years old when she died as The Fortune Teller in 'Trovatore' (uncredited)
Chico Marx He was 48, 74 years old when he died as Fiorello
Robert Emmett O'Connor He was 50, 77 years old when he died as Henderson

A Night at the Opera Crew

Name Department
Merritt B. Gerstad as Director of Photography. He was 35 (73) years old when He died Camera
Morrie Ryskind as Screenplay. He was 40 (89) years old when He died Writing
Irving Thalberg as Executive Producer. He was 36 (37) years old when He died Production
Cedric Gibbons as Art Direction. He was 42 (67) years old when He died Art
Sam Wood as Director. He was 52 (66) years old when He died Directing
Robert J. Schiffer as Makeup Artist. He was 19 (88) years old when He died Costume & Make-Up
James Kevin McGuinness as Story. He was 41 (56) years old when He died Writing
Douglas Shearer as Sound Director. He was 35 (71) years old when He died Sound
Herbert Stothart as Music. He was 50 (63) years old when He died Sound
George S. Kaufman as Screenplay. He was 45 (71) years old when He died Writing
Lesley Selander as Assistant Director. He was 35 (79) years old when He died Directing
William LeVanway as Editor. He was 39 (61) years old when He died Editing
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A Night at the Opera (86 years)

Don't miss it! The funniest picture ever made!

  • Release day: Friday, November 15, 1935
  • Runtime: 96 minutes