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Jonathan Campbell
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Bridge Players and the movie world
Fun fact (I think from Groucho's 1959 memoir): Chico got his name from his proclivity. It wasn't originally "cheek-o", but "chick-o", short for "chicken chaser" which was a common term when the brothers were touring in vaudeville for what we later called a "skirt chaser".
Bridge Players and the movie world
There were a couple of scenes from the later series of "Downton Abbey" of the ladies of the manor sitting down to bridge after dinner.
Bridge Players and the movie world
When Chico appeared on "Championship Bridge with Charles Goren", he said (if we can rely on it that much later) that she was in "Cocoanuts", which he said was their first show on Broadway.
Bridge Players and the movie world
He was supposedly a member of the Portland Club, I thought?
Bridge Players and the movie world
Speaking of Don Adams, I remember an episode of "Get Smart" where, for some reason, he raised his pant leg to show a lot of bruises on his shin. When 99 asked him how it had happened, he said that he had played bridge the night before with a partner ...
Bridge Players and the movie world
Dame Diana's daughter Rachael Stirling is also an actress and was in a series called "the Bletchley Circle", in which a group of former WWII women codebreakers (there were some bridge notables in that group, SJ Simon's wife Carmel being one of them), dissatisfied with domesticity, turned their ...
Bridge Players and the movie world
Apparently at least some members of Radiohead play bridge, I don't know whether they've ever beens spotted at a bridge tournament.
Bridge Players and the movie world
Chico Marx's lifelong addictions were gambling and womanizing. He lost most of his money, presumably through those avenues, and his brothers set him up on an allowance scheme late in his life to keep him from being broke. Gummo reportedly said after Chico's death that "Chico's favorite ...
Bridge Players and the movie world
Goren recounted playing bridge with Humphrey Bogart (I think in the Sports Illustrated Book of Bridge) and said that he was an accurate player even when "cockeyed drunk".
Bridge Players and the movie world
Barry Crane was a prolific writer, director, and producer of television shows - Jim Fox has named them below.
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