Horse Feathers

Released 1932






  • Trivia

    • When Professor Wagstaff is singing the "I'm Against It" song he kicks a pile of papers off the desk and onto the floor, no-one picks them up but in subsequent shots they can be seen back on the desk.

  • Quotes

    • Jennings: If this is a singing lesson I'm a ring-tailed monkey!
      Professor Wagstaff: This is a singing lesson, and keep your family out of it.

    • Jennings: (at the College Widow's apartment) Pretty popular place, huh?
      Professor Wagstaff: Yes, a hot dog stand would clean up here.

    • Professor Wagstaff: You know you've got the brain of a four-year old child, and I bet he was glad to get rid of it.

    • Professor: The trustees have a few suggestions they would like to submit to you.
      Professor Wagstaff: I think you know what the trustees can do with their suggestions.

  • Notes

    • During the making of the movie Chico Marx's kneecap was shattered in a car accident, hence why he is limping in the last half of this movie.

    • In 2000, Horse Feathers was ranked 65th on the American Film Institute's AFI's 100 Years...100 Laughs, where they were ranking the 100 funniest movies in American cinema.

    • The tagline for this movie is The Maddest Comics of the Screen!.

  • Allusions

More Info About This Movie


Comedy, Sports


Football, Satire, Slapstick, Classics