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The Thin Man (1934)

The Thin Man has been on my list for several years and now I’ve finally gotten around watching it, and while it did not live up to the hype, I did like it very much.  96 more words

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Love Crazy (1941)

Once again the teaming of Myrna Loy and William Powell comes up aces. These two pros play off each other so well that it’s no wonder MGM teamed them for films outside of their famous Thin Man series. 465 more words

Daily Take

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

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Lions Sign Couplin, Release Powell

By Ashley Dunkak

CBS DETROIT – The Detroit Lions signed safety Jerome Couplin to their practice squad Wednesday and released running back William Powell. Couplin had been cut by the Lions before the team flew to London on Monday night.  227 more words


Mister Roberts (1955)

Mister Roberts is a film that one can either be for or against when comparing it to the actual stage play from whence it came. Unfortunately for Henry Fonda who plays the leading character in both the film and stage productions, most people are for it. 783 more words

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My Classic Movie Pick: Life With Father

I must have been 11 0r 12 years old the first time I saw the 1947 film Life With Father.   I remember enjoying this old movie that I stumbled upon one afternoon.   1,367 more words


The Thin Man

The Thin Man

One of my favourite comedy-detective stories is The Thin Man by Dashiell Hammett. Hammett is probably better known for The Maltese Falcon… 325 more words

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