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The Thin Man (1934)

The Thin Man, directed by W.S. Van Dyke was the first in a series of films that helped cement the status of two Hollywood legends of the classic era. 437 more words

Classic Film

Favorite Film of the Year: 1934

Let’s get on with it! A great American director perfects a new genre, a brightly burning French star releases his masterpiece, and a timeless screen couple makes their debut. 151 more words

Deja Vu Movies.

Those movies that seem to satisfy us and are watched over and over again. A treat that we look forward to but we also feel comfortable watching. 356 more words

A Slice Of Life

The Thin Man – “Drink Up”

The Thin Man 

by Dashiell Hammett

Paperback: 208 pages

Vintage Books; Reprint edition (July 17, 1989)

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Books

The ABCs of The Thin Man (1934)

Bad movies tell you outright what they’re about. Great movies keep you guessing long after the last reel. And this, in my opinion, is why The Thin Man is a great movie, as well as one of the most beloved of all time. 5,263 more words

1930s

Movie Review: The Thin Man

On the eve of his greatest discovery, eccentric inventor Clyde Wynant mysteriously disappears.  Only days later, his double-dealing mistress is found dead in her apartment.  With evidence pointing toward the inventor as the possible culprit, his daughter Dorothy looks up Wynant’s old friend, a detective named Nick Charles.  219 more words