Television: Review

The Last Word: Groucho Marx collided with CBS's witty-genteel panel on how to use the English language—and the result suggested a custard pie hitting the electric fan at the faculty club. Speaking mostly in interruptions, Groucho hilariously showed how to use the language to bully, bluster and bewilder, spewed insults, non sequiturs, puns, and—when he turned to Panelist Harriet Van Home, pretty, blonde TV critic for New York City's World-Telegram and Sun—leers. In a calm moment, he gargled a bit from lolanthe. When Moderator Bergen Evans despaired of getting either silence or a straight answer from Expert Marx, and announced: "I'll...

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