The Lost Marx Bros Movie

written by Salvador Dali

Cinema

‘Giraffes on Horseback Salad’ is a never-made Marx Brothers film written by Salvador Dali. Thought to be lost forever, this mislaid masterpiece has finally arrived –recreated as a graphic novel. The lushly illustrated graphic novel, adapted by Josh Frank with Tim Heidecker (Tim and Eric) reveals the true history of this incredible find. Join us for an illustrated talk about this incredible story accompanied by live harp performance.

After the talk there will be a screening of Marx Brothers classic, ‘Horse Feathers’.

Daniel Metz is a Marx Brothers expert and also a producer and actor, known most famously for his role as Reini Urban in the comedy film Computer Chess (2013) by Andrew Bujalski.

Josh Frank is a writer, producer, director and composer.
Josh has spent the last 5 years writing and adapting “Giraffes on Horseback Salad” with the full support of the Marx and Dali estates.
He has penned numerous plays, including an authorized adaptation of Werner Hergoz’s "Stroszek,"  stage musicals, including "The Jonathan Richman Musical," screenplays, including an adaptation of Mark Vonnegut's "The Eden Express," and "Flup." a 3D CGI musical feature film with puppets.
He is the author of  "Fool The World, the Oral History of the Band Called Pixies" (St. Martins Press USA/Virgin Books U.K.) and "In Heaven Everything Is Fine - - The Unsolved Life of Peter Ivers" (Simon and Schuster/Free Press).  His third book (published by Harper Collins in the Spring 2014), with collaborator Black Francis, frontman for The Pixies is called “The Good Inn."
Over the last decade, Frank has worked with some of the most interesting and innovative musicians, filmmakers, producers and artists in the industry, including Black Francis, David Lynch and Harold Ramis. He has interviewed over 200 of America’s most notable names in entertainment for his books and screenplays. ​In his spare time, he built, owns, and operates the Blue Starlite Mini-Urban Drive-In Movie Theatre in Austin, Texas, the first Mini-Urban Drive-In Movie Theater in the world.

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