About The Author

Author Robert S. Bader has produced, appeared in, or been a consultant on the following Marx Brothers, and Marx Brothers related, projects.

The One, the Only… Groucho

HBO (1991)


The Unknown Marx Brothers

The Disney Channel (1993)

Biography: Groucho Marx

A&E (1993)


Family Portraits: The Marx Brothers

American Movie Classics (1995)


Signe: Marx

ARTE (France) 1997


The Usual Suspects: Groucho Marx

BBC (Scotland) 1998


You Bet Your Life: The Lost Episodes (DVD)

Shout! Factory (2003)

You Bet Your Life: The Best Episodes (DVD)

Shout! Factory (2004)

The Golden Age of Comedy (DVD)

Time-Life (2004)


The Dick Cavett Show: Comic Legends (DVD)

Shout! Factory (2006)


The Dick Cavett Show: Hollywood Greats (DVD)

Shout! Factory (2007)


The Marx Brothers TV Collection (DVD)

Shout! Factory (2014)


La Folle Histoire Des Marx Brothers

ARTE (France) 2015


The Marx Brothers: Hollywood’s Kings of Chaos

Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (2016)


The Marx Brothers Silver Screen Collection (Blu-Ray)

Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (2016)


The 4 Marx Brothers at Paramount 1929-1933 (Blu-Ray)

Arrow Films (UK) (2017)


Bader has presented multimedia lectures at the Library of Congress, the Paley Center for Media, the Turner Classic Movies Festival, the Association of Moving Image Archivists, the Seattle International Film Festival, the American Cinematheque, and numerous libraries around the country. For booking information and other media requests contact minniepalmer@marxbrothers.net

Book signing with Harpo’s son, Bill Marx.

Book signing with Groucho’s daughter Miriam.