As he told the story, when he was 10, Groucho Marx wanted to be a writer. So he went to Bloomingdales and stole a printing press. Or at least he tried to.

He was caught on the way out and the store manager threatened to have him arrested. Bloomingdale himself walked by and inquired as to the situation. The manager told him and Bloomingdale huffed, “All the kids in this neighborhood steal. Let him go.” So Groucho went home scot-free, though without a printing press. 

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