Freedonia Marxonia 2019 special guest Trav S.D. will lead a discussion "Why Duck Soup Wasn't a Hit?"
Trav is the author of No Applause - Just Thrown Money: The Book that Made Vaudeville Famous and Chain of Fools: Silent Comedy and Its Legacies from Nickelodeons to YouTube, and the creator of the blog Travalanche. He was an organizer of Marxfest, the month-long celebration of the Marx Brothers held in New York City in 2014.
All are welcome to this discussion, which will be held immediately following the screening of Duck Soup in the Library Classroom.
Contact Cindy Yochym in Reed Library for additional information - Cynthia.Yochym@fredonia.edu.
Freedonia Marxonia is supported by the Hahn Family Freedonia Marxonia Fund of the Fredonia College Foundation. Trav S.D.'s appearance is also supported through the Fredonia College Foundation's Carnahan-Jackson Humanities Fund.
Friday, October 4, 2019 at 3:15pm to 4:15pm
Reed Library, Library Classroom
Reed Library, Fredonia, NY 14063