A Day at the Races (1937)

Director
Sam Wood

Main cast
Groucho Marx; Chico Marx; Harpo Marx; Allan Jones; Maureen O'Sullivan

Genres
Comedy

Description
Doctor Hugo Hackenbush, Tony, and Stuffy try and save Judy's farm by winning a big race with her horse. There are a few problems. Hackenbush runs a high priced clinic for the wealthy who don't know he has his degree in Veterinary Medicine.


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