This 80-minute riff on an actual dinner engagement between the cigar-wielding Groucho Marx and the modernist poet T.S. Eliot deserves credit for its promising concept and daunting display of cultural erudition. But it falls short of its intriguing premise.
Literary legend tells of an evening in June 1964 when Groucho Marx dined at the home of poet T.S. Eliot. The pairing seems unlikely, unless you consider that both men were famous for keeping their fans and followers guessing after the secret word.