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Man lernt nie aus.

Obwohl der Titel “The Thin Man” sich nicht auf den von William Powell gespielten Protagonisten bezog, sondern auf die Leiche, bezeichneten Kritiker und Fans immer Powells Charakter als der dünne Mann. 401 more words

Das Andere

Naming Characters and The Thin Man

Naming characters is hard. They need to be believable but not generic, interesting but not distracting. Also they can’t be anybody you know. Or knew. Or passed by last week and accidentally heard their friend say a name that was totally cool but you MUST NOT use it. 410 more words

THE RETURN OF THE THIN MAN by Dashiell Hammett

Absurd as it may seem, there are those who don’t think the delightful screwball mysteries featuring Nick and Nora Charles really belong in the oeuvre… 1,470 more words

New York

Favorite Dashiell Hammett Film?

What’s your favorite Dashiell Hammett film? “The Thin Man”, ‘Maltese Falcon” or “Miller’s Crossing”.  Dashiell Hammett was the father of hardboiled detective fiction.  His writings inspired generations of writers and filmmakers. 23 more words


Ebert's Greats: The General & The Thin Man

List Item: Watch Roger Ebert’s “The Great Movies”
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Title: The General
Director: Buster Keaton and Clyde Bruckman
Year: 1926
Country: USA

Every time I stick on a silent film I have a feeling that this will be one of those silent films that I might be able to watch closely and enjoy without feeling sleepy (yes, most silent films make me feel like nodding off… I am such a philistine I know). 533 more words

Bucket List

Sherlock Holmes and The Thin Man

No, no, no, it’s not the title of a new Sherlock episode. But doesn’t it sound like that?

This has been an insanely busy week for me with a lot of things going on.   387 more words