Margaret Dumont & Groucho Marx "Animal Crackers" via Pete Davis This photo is of the ballroom scene from the stage version of "Animal Crackers". This scene was left out of the film version. Margaret Dumont was the best straight man in comedy.
groucho: Not that I care, but where is your husband? Mrs. Teasdale: Why, he's dead. groucho: I bet he's just using that as an excuse. Mrs. Teasdale: I was with him to the very end. groucho: No wonder he passed away. Mrs. Teasdale: I held him in my arms and kissed him. groucho: Oh, I see, then it was murder. Will you marry me? Did he leave you any money? Answer the second question first.