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The Secret Word Is Groucho

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Groucho tells it like it was, in a book that contains the best humor, dialogue, and repartee from his TV spectacular, You Bet Your Life.
The show was one of the most popular of all time and continues to draw millions of viewers during its frequent reruns all across the country. Now Groucho describes the origins of You Bet Your Life, its trial-and-error period, and how it be
Mass Market Paperback, 197 pages
Published October 1st 1977 by Berkley Publishing Group (first published August 25th 1976)
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This one was a little disappointing- there was a good deal of rehashing from Groucho's other books, and it was organized rather poorly. There were lots of inserts from various other people involved with You Bet Your Life, but they were often stuck in rather randomly, and instead of adding to the text, merely made it feel fragmented.

However, for anyone who was a big fan of the show, there are some bits that make the book worth a look through, at least.
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Julius Henry "Groucho" Marx, was an American comedian and film star. He is famed as a master of wit. He made 15 feature films with his siblings, the Marx Brothers, and also had a successful solo career, most notably as the host of the radio and television game show, You Bet Your Life. He had a distinctive image, which included a heavy greasepaint moustache and eyebrows, and glasses.

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