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Creator Josh Frank has completed the close to unimaginable. He is managed to resurrect a long-dormant movie undertaking and produce it to life as a brand new graphic novel. The movie in query is Giraffes on Horseback Salad, initially deliberate as a collaboration between Spanish surrealist Salvador Dalí and the Marx Brothers.
Working carefully with Harpo, Dalí plotted out a film about Groucho, Harpo, Chico (sorry, no Zeppo) and a mysterious “surrealist lady.” The extent of simply how a lot work was completed on the never-completed undertaking has been a matter of hypothesis for years.
CNET Ebook Membership: Josh Frank on bringing the Marx Brothers and Salvador Dali collectively in his new graphic novel
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Enter music and film author Josh Frank, who has painstakingly chased down every bit he might discover of Dalí’s define and notes on the undertaking, which have been unfold throughout completely different international locations and collections.
In our dialog, he explains how, together with artist Manuela Pertega and Tim Heidecker (of Tim and Eric fame), he knitted the define right into a graphic novel that manages to really feel each like a Marx Brothers film and a surreal Dalí undertaking.
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