Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Harpo Marx, born on November 23, 1888!  Harpo, of course, never spoke a word in those fabulous Marx Brothers comedies, but needless to say, he was a comic genius and not-too-shabby (HUGE understatement) on the harp!  That said, without further adieu, a quick tribute to the ‘strong silent type’ Harpo Marx!

Harpo Marx as harpist playing a ‘twist’ on Lizst’s Second Hungarian Rhapsody from A Night in Casablanca director Archie Mayo)

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In this, the only thing different from the copy we have is, the only sound you hear through the whole thing is the mirror breaking, the rest is perfectly silent.

Harpo Marx (1888-1964) as Rusty in the film 'A Night in Casablanca', directed by Archie Mayo and produced by United Artists.

Harpo Marx as Rusty in the film 'A Night in Casablanca', directed by Archie Mayo and produced by United Artists.

Harpo Marx and Mme. Henriette Renie. Renie is my favorite harp composer now. I've learn a few of her songs and they are beautiful! She was Marcel Grandjany's teacher.

Harpo Marx and Mme. Renie is my favorite harp composer now. She was Marcel Grandjany's teacher.

Harpo Marx at the Big Store.avi  This is my favorite moment of any Marx Bros. movie.  Harpo rocks.

Harpo Marx at the Big Store.avi This is my favorite moment of any Marx Bros.

A picture of harpist Jane Greenough holding a harp and posing for the picture, New York, 1947.

A picture of harpist Jane Greenough holding a harp and posing for the picture, New York,

Harpo Marx, the silent brother of the Marx Brothers. He taught himself to play the harp. His autobiography is a lesson in being a radiantly good person.

Harpo Marx, the silent brother of the Marx Brothers. His facial expressions and prop comedy are matched only by his Harp playing prowess.

Harpo Marx: 10 things you didn't know about the comedian - Telegraph

Harpo Marx: 10 things you didn't know about the comedian - Telegraph

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