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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:
Harpo was, without doubt, the most wonderful person to ever live- but you're not too shabby either!
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:iconbengoodspeed:
Ah yes, he was my favorite person in the world for quite a few years.
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:iconthe-misfit-toy:
"Harpo, you talk too much." :groucho:
Really well done.
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:iconiluvrjt:
Hahaha he's my favorite 8] great title fits perfectly
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:icongiraffidae:
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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:iconluciadmedici:
the title is a quote from his book (:
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:iconyodakittyrulespie:
i can't help but agree, harpo is pure awesome:D
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Marmisille Sep 14, 2008  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
He looks like an angel.. great job!
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GreenGrunge Aug 6, 2008
haha its Harpo! He is awesome, and so is this. :thumbsup:
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