As heard on Sirius XM Radio and NPR stations!
Over 9 Hours Of Entertainment! "For many years, friends and family have asked me, 'Bill, why don't you write a book about your life? You must have had quite a childhood growing up with your dad, Harpo, and those zany uncles of yours, the Marx Brothers. And what about those weird, maybe fatalistic happenings you've experienced that can only be described as 'too-Hollywood-to-believe?'"
Son of Harpo Speaks! A Family Portrait, was produced, written, and narrated, with voices and music, by Bill Marx and produced by Joe Bevilacqua. It was co-produced, directed, edited, and digitally mastered by Gerry Bucci at Gerico 1 Media. Buy the companion book here: http://www.sonofharpospeaks.com/orhttp://www.amazon.com/Son-Harpo-Speaks-Bill-Marx/dp/1593930623
“I thoroughly enjoyed reading Bill Marx’s life story. I can’t wait for the sequel.” (Irving Brecher, Marx Brothers screenwriter)
“A charming memoir. I enjoyed it thoroughly.” (Kitty Carlisle Hart)
"This book by the son of Harpo Marx gave me pleasure. (Or, as Groucho might have put it, this book pleasured me.) It's a journey of self-discovery, and Bill’s book is a useful primer for youngsters who hope to make a living in the arts." (David J. Hogan, Filmfax)
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A pleasant surprise
His stories might all be exhausted.
Growing up in the proximity of the Marx Brothers is everything to this story.
Harpo Marx. Since we really don't know what Harpo sounded like, I figure Bill's impersonation has to be a very close approximation. Because his impersonation also sounds like Groucho it sounds authentic to me.
I wish he would have spent more time talking about being in the presence of Chico and Groucho.
This is one of the most produced audio books I have ever heard. There are plenty of music cues and other audio enhancements that work for the most part although a few can be discordant and some are louder than Bill's voice. Bill has a great voice. I wish he read books professionally.
His story of meeting Buddy Rich
The circumstances which led to his adoption and the backstory of his birth parents.
His musical ability and career
The kindness of Harpo Marx and how well thought of he was in Hollywood.
- Thomas Stamper