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You're only young Forever by BenGoodspeed You're only young Forever by BenGoodspeed
Bleach subtractive work on colored paper + black color pencil

" We knew the show was a hit. Once you've been in show business a while you always know when you have a hit. So we gave this party. We ordered a lot of food sent up and what not, and invited a lot of people including the Marx Brothers. They sat around near the windows of the rooms and started throwing plates out the window onto the roof of the garage of the hotel. I said, "Hey fellas, don't do that." And they said, "Well, what do you want us to do with the stuff?" and they continued to throw everything out the window and down on various people. Well, I tell you, you couldn't stage this scene if you wanted to.
Harpo was late and he finally comes in after midnight and I said, "Harpo, you've got to do something. They're throwing all the food and the plates out the window and making a mess." And Harpo says, "Is that so? Gee, they overlooked the piano." He calls for Chico, and before you know it they start moving the piano over to the window. I said, "You're not going to throw the piano out the window!?" And Harpo says, "Look, I've heard you play, and you play lousy." Well, they had that upright piano halfway out the window before we were able to stop them. That garage roof was a mess. They had thrown everything out the window: food, plates, coffee, anything they could get their hands on. "

-Harry Ruby
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:iconshovelduct:
ShovelDuct Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2010
Harpo was, without doubt, the most wonderful person to ever live- but you're not too shabby either!
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BenGoodspeed Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2011
Ah yes, he was my favorite person in the world for quite a few years.
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akcheshirecat Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2010
Love this!!
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The-Misfit-Toy Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2010
"Harpo, you talk too much." :groucho:
Really well done.
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iluvrjt Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2010
Hahaha he's my favorite 8] great title fits perfectly
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giraffidae Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2009
this is great! he is my favorite marx brother, hands down. and i love the title, it's so very harpo =)
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luciadmedici Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2011
the title is a quote from his book (:
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YodaKittyRulesPie Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2009
i can't help but agree, harpo is pure awesome:D
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Marmisille Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2008  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
He looks like an angel.. great job!
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GreenGrunge Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2008
haha its Harpo! He is awesome, and so is this. :thumbsup:
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BenGoodspeed Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2008
:)
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GreenGrunge Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2008
:D
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:iconheidi-wiggin:
heidi-wiggin Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2008
Agreed!

Wonderful work!
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:iconastarrynightssky:
Astarrynightssky Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2008
Absolutely brilliant!
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:iconastarvinartist:
astarvinartist Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2008
Great piece, working on a clown portrait at the moment which I'm loosely basing around Harpo.
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EdwardSissorhands Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2007
This is a very good painting, Harpo was the best Marx brother. :)
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BenGoodspeed Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2007
hellz yeah!
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:iconedwardsissorhands:
EdwardSissorhands Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2007
Yep. :)
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Danuski Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2007  Hobbyist Photographer
Wonderful. It captures him perfectly =)
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silentphil Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2007
utter shit.

no actually as your roommate i should express that i think that you have captured his essence quite well keep up the good work!
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:iconbengoodspeed:
BenGoodspeed Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2007
WAIT! i should have said:



UTTAR PRADESH!!!!



HAH!
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:iconbengoodspeed:
BenGoodspeed Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2007
your family is already dead
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werewolf2714 Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2007  Student Filmographer
yeah he is
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KingVahagn Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2007  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Very well done on the facial expression. The contrasts in the clothing are nicely done as well.
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whackyrustypunchy Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2007
"greatest human being ever"

Can't put it any better than that.
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Gangres Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2007  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
well thats a face you dont see rendered everyday .. well done bro.

AH.
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trueillusions Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2007   Photographer
he was my favourite after groucho.
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Aulette Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2007
Very very nice! I like!
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