SCHEDULE 14A INFORMATION
   Proxy Statement Pursuant to Section 14(a) of the Securities Exchange Act
   of 1934
                              (Amendment No. ____)

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        240.14a-12

                             THE MARCUS CORPORATION   
                (Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)

                                                               
    (Name of Person(s) Filing Proxy Statement, if other than the Registrant)

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                              [Face of Proxy Card]

                             THE MARCUS CORPORATION

                    PROXY FOR HOLDERS OF CLASS B COMMON STOCK
                       SOLICITED BY THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
                   FOR THE 1996 ANNUAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS
                        TO BE HELD ON SEPTEMBER 26, 1996

   The undersigned hereby constitutes and appoints STEPHEN H. MARCUS and
   THOMAS F. KISSINGER, and each of them, with the power of substitution, as
   proxies of the undersigned, to vote any and all shares of Class B Common
   Stock of THE MARCUS CORPORATION which the undersigned is entitled to vote
   at the 1996 Annual Meeting of Shareholders to be held at 10:00 A.M., local
   time, September 26, 1996, at the Hollywood Cinema, Appleton, Wisconsin,
   and at any adjournment thereof, upon such business as may properly come
   before the meeting, including the following items as more completely
   described in the Proxy Statement for the meeting:

   1.   ELECTION OF DIRECTORS

        [_]  FOR all nominees listed       [_]  WITHHOLD AUTHORITY
             below (except as marked            to vote for all
             to the contrary below)             nominees listed below

   LEE SHERMAN DREYFUS, DIANE MARCUS GERSHOWITZ, TIMOTHY E. HOEKSEMA,
   STEPHEN H. MARCUS, DANIEL F. McKEITHAN, JR., JOHN L. MURRAY, BRUCE J.
   OLSON, ALLAN H. SELIG AND GEORGE R. SLATER

   TYPE   (INSTRUCTIONS:    To withhold authority to vote for any individual
   IN                       nominee write that nominee's name on the space
   BOLD!                    provided below.)

   ________________________________________________________________________

   2.   Upon such other business as may properly come before the annual
        meeting or any adjournment thereof in accordance with the best
        judgment of such proxies.

      (This proxy is continued, and is to be signed, on the reverse side.)

   
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                             [Reverse of Proxy Card]

   PROXY NO.                            NO. OF SHARES OF CLASS B COMMON STOCK

   The undersigned acknowledges receipt of the Notice of the Annual Meeting,
   the Proxy Statement and the 1996 Annual Report to Shareholders and hereby
   revokes any other proxy heretofore executed by the undersigned for such
   meeting.

    TYPE  This proxy,  when properly executed, will  be voted in  the manner
    IN    directed herein by  the undersigned shareholder.   If no direction
    BOLD  is made, this proxy  will be voted  FOR all nominees for  director
          and on  such other matters as may properly come before the meeting
          or  any adjournment thereof  in accordance with  the best judgment
          of the proxies named herein.


                                 Dated:_____________________, 1996

                                 _________________________________
                                   (Signature of Shareholder)

                                 _________________________________
                                   (Signature if jointly held)

   Please sign exactly as your name appears on your stock certificate.  Joint
   owners should each sign personally.  A corporation should sign in full
   corporate name by a duly authorized officer.  When signing as attorney,
   executor, administrator, trustee or guardian, give full title as such.


              PLEASE SIGN AND MAIL PROXY IN THE ENCLOSED ENVELOPE.
                              NO POSTAGE REQUIRED.

   
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                              [Face of Proxy Card]

                             THE MARCUS CORPORATION

                        PROXY FOR HOLDERS OF COMMON STOCK
                       SOLICITED BY THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
                   FOR THE 1996 ANNUAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS
                        TO BE HELD ON SEPTEMBER 26, 1996

   The undersigned hereby constitutes and appoints STEPHEN H. MARCUS and
   THOMAS F. KISSINGER, and each of them, with the power of substitution, as
   proxies of the undersigned, to vote any and all shares of Common Stock of
   THE MARCUS CORPORATION which the undersigned is entitled to vote at the
   1996 Annual Meeting of Shareholders to be held at 10:00 A.M., local time,
   September 26, 1996, at the Hollywood Cinema, Appleton, Wisconsin, and at
   any adjournment thereof, upon such business as may properly come before
   the meeting, including the following items as more completely described in
   the Proxy Statement for the meeting:

   1.   ELECTION OF DIRECTORS

        [_]  FOR all nominees listed       [_]  WITHHOLD AUTHORITY
             below (except as marked            to vote for all
             to the contrary below)             nominees listed below

   LEE SHERMAN DREYFUS, DIANE MARCUS GERSHOWITZ, TIMOTHY E. HOEKSEMA,
   STEPHEN H. MARCUS, DANIEL F. McKEITHAN, JR., JOHN L. MURRAY, BRUCE J.
   OLSON, ALLAN H. SELIG AND GEORGE R. SLATER

   TYPE   (INSTRUCTIONS:    To withhold authority to vote for any individual
   IN                       nominee write that nominee's name on the space
   BOLD!                    provided below.)

   _________________________________________________________________________

   2.   Upon such other business as may properly come before the annual
        meeting or any adjournment thereof in accordance with the best
        judgment of such proxies.

      (This proxy is continued, and is to be signed, on the reverse side.)

   
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                             [Reverse of Proxy Card]

   PROXY NO.                                    NO. OF SHARES OF COMMON STOCK

   The undersigned acknowledges receipt of the Notice of the Annual Meeting,
   the Proxy Statement and the 1996 Annual Report to Shareholders and hereby
   revokes any other proxy heretofore executed by the undersigned for such
   meeting.

    TYPE  This proxy,  when properly executed, will  be voted in  the manner
    IN    directed herein by the  undersigned shareholder.  If no  direction
    BOLD  is made,  this proxy will be  voted FOR all  nominees for director
          and on such other  matters as may properly come before the meeting
          or any  adjournment thereof in  accordance with the  best judgment
          of the proxies named herein.



                                 Dated:_____________________, 1996

                                 _________________________________
                                    (Signature of Shareholder)

                                 _________________________________
                                    (Signature if jointly held)


   Please sign exactly as your name appears on your stock certificate.  Joint
   owners should each sign personally.  A corporation should sign in full
   corporate name by a duly authorized officer.  When signing as attorney,
   executor, administrator, trustee or guardian, give full title as such.


              PLEASE SIGN AND MAIL PROXY IN THE ENCLOSED ENVELOPE.
                              NO POSTAGE REQUIRED.