Classic Hollywood #6

Harpo with his Children, 1954

Harpo Marx of the Marx Brothers married the beautiful actress Susan Fleming in 1936. She promptly retired from acting and from all accounts they had a terrific marriage until Harpo’s death in 1964.

Unable to have children, Harpo and Susan adopted four children, three of whom are seen here. From left to right Alex, Jimmy & Minnie.

Upon reflection, years later in interviews, the children concurred that growing up as a Marx was incredibly fun, as Harpo considered himself a child in many ways.

Below – Harpo makes a guest TV appearance on You Bet Your Life.

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