MARGARET DUMONT - MovieMonday.com

Margaret Dumont in NIGHT AT THE OPERA with the Marx Brothers.
Margaret Dumont in Never Give a Sucker an Even Break with WC Fields.
Margaret Dumont in DUCK SOUP with the Marx Brothers.
Margaret Dumont (1889 - 1965)

She best-known for her performances as the ultimate straight woman in seven of the Marx Brothers' films.

Dumont was also a perfect comic foil for screen funnymen W. C. Fields in "Never Give a Sucker an Even Break" (1941)

Her other credits include...

Zotz! (1962) .... Persephone Updike

Never Give a Sucker an Even Break (1941) .... Mrs. Hemogloben

At the Circus (1939) .... Mrs. Susan Dukesbury, Jeff's Rich Aunt

The Life of the Party (1937) .... Mrs. Penner

A Day at the Races (1937) .... Emily Upjohn

A Night at the Opera (1935) .... Mrs. Claypool

Duck Soup (1933) .... Mrs. Gloria Teasdale

Animal Crackers (1930) .... Mrs. Rittenhouse

The Cocoanuts (1929) .... Mrs. Potter

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