NPR logo

'You Bet Your Life' and Groucho Marx

Only Available in Archive Formats.
'You Bet Your Life' and Groucho Marx

'You Bet Your Life' and Groucho Marx

'You Bet Your Life' and Groucho Marx

Only Available in Archive Formats.

NPR's Alex Chadwick spoke with Robert Dwan, who helped create one of the most popular radio and television programs of all time, You Bet Your Life starring Groucho Marx. Dwan has written a new book about the 14 years the show was on the air, and provides some out-takes that weren't originally broadcast because of the prevailing censorship at the time. (8:32-9:32) {Stations: The book is: As Long as They're Laughing: Groucho Marx and You Bet Your Life, by Robert Dwan, published by Midnight Marquee Press, Baltimore, www.midmar.com}