A Day at the Races1937

Director: Sam Wood
Stars: Groucho Marx, Chico Marx, Harpo Marx, Allan Jones, Maureen O'Sullivan
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Runtime: 111 minutes

A Day at the Races is a 1937 comedy film, starring the Marx Brothers, about a veterinarian posing as a doctor, a race-horse owner and his friends who struggle to help keep a sanitarium open with the help of a misfit race-horse.

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Hackenbush:
Record department. Col. Hawkins talkin'.

Whitmore:
Col. Hawkins, did you get a wire for me regarding Dr. Hackenbush?

Hackenbush:
[Turns on a fan] I'm sorry sir. There's a hurricane blowin' down here, and you have to talk a little louder. Woo! It's certainly the windiest day we ever had! WOO! Certainly is windy!

Whitmore:
I want to find out about Dr. HACKENBUSH!

Hackenbush:
[turns on the intercom, pulling Whitmore away from the phone] Whitmore you have to cut out that squawking! The patients are all complaining! [on the phone, posing as Colonel Hawkins] ...I hope, sir, that's the information that you require.

Whitmore:
I'm sorry, Colonel. I didn't hear it. I was called to the dictagraph.

Hackenbush:
What was that you said sir?

Whitmore:
[loudly] I was called to the dictagraph....I want to find out something about Hackenbush.

[Whitmore is called to the intercom again.]

Hackenbush:
...And in conclusion, let me say...

Whitmore:
I'm sorry Colonel. What was that you said about Hackenbush?

Hackenbush:
You mean, Dr. Hackenbush? Oh no. He's not here.

Whitmore:
I know he's not there. He's here!

Hackenbush:
Then what are you botherin' me for, Yankee?

Whitmore:
But I want to know something about his Florida record...Are you sure you're speaking about Hugo Z. Hackenbush?

Hackenbush:
Who?

Whitmore:
Hugo Z. Hackenbush!

Hackenbush:
Who's calling him?

Whitmore:
The Standish Sanitarium!

Hackenbush:
Yeah. That's where he works. Yeah. I understand he's doing a mighty fine job up there.

Whitmore:
I, I want to get some information regarding his qualifications for the job.

Hackenbush:
What job?

Whitmore:
As head of the sanitarium!

Hackenbush:
Who?

Whitmore:
Hackenbush!

Hackenbush:
[on the intercom] Whitmore, are you calling me?

Whitmore:
No, you sap!

Hackenbush:
[on the phone] Yes, now, uh, now what was that name?

Whitmore:
Hackenbush! Hackenbush!

Hackenbush:
Uh, uh. Well, as soon as he comes in, I'll have him get in touch with you.

Whitmore:
[slamming down the phone: No!

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