Otis B. Driftwood (Groucho Marx), an eccentric opportunist, has been hired by an older rich woman to introduce her into the society of England, which seems to be an easy task for him. Driftwood introduces the lady to an Opera manager from New York who invites her to New York as he needs her investments in the Opera. Throughout Driftwood's venture his wit gets him into and out of trouble as frequently as he opens his mouth, and through an "accident" he meets the two brothers Fiorello (Chico Marx) and Tomasso (Harpo Marx). Driftwood is introduced through the two brothers to the promising Ricardo Baroni and together the four begin a comical adventure of astronomical proportion that brings them fame and fortune. Night at the Opera is a hilarious comedy that contains both slap-stick comedy and witty dialogue that will entertain any audience. In addition, there are a several scenes with interesting cinematography and scene set up that are nothing short of spectacular, which lends support to the films exceptional cinematic experience.