In the fall of 1939 Benito Mussolini condemned the Marx Brothers and ordered his subjects not to laugh at them.
Did that really happen? What a law! IT IS FORBIDDEN TO LAUGH AT THE MARX BROTHERS.
"What are you in for?"
"Duck Soup. Cracked me up. You?"
"A Night at the Opera. I was doing okay until that scene where they all crowd into the ship's cabin. Then I lost it."