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Paul Coates, Feb. 15, 1961

February 15, 2011 |  1:37 pm


  Feb. 15, 1961, Mirror Cover  

Feb. 15, 1961: Paul Coates writes about a house for rent, “an ornate, slightly garish Mediterranean-style home on a hill overlooking Hollywood” built in the ‘20s by a movie star. “Never heard of her,” says one prospective tenant. 

And Groucho Marx writes a letter to syndicated columnist Al Capp, setting him straight about the Marx Bros. movies.  "Our audience didn't drop us. We dropped them," Groucho says. "The pictures just became physically too tough to do and we decided to retired to greener and more comfortable pastures."

  Feb. 15, 1961, Groucho Marx  

  Feb. 15, 1961, Paul Coates