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Myrna Loy On the Radio

There ‘s only been one Myrna Loy, a woman who possessed a beauty and talent that are the stuff of legend. Her impeccable style, dramatic flair and comedic timing make her a perennial favorite. 565 more words

Old Time Radio

Past Imperfect - #534

Myrna, left: “I haven’t the faintest idea what she’s talking about.”

William, not so much left: “Nor do I. Perhaps she’s discussing stock options, with that bit about alternative arrangements.” 654 more words


The Thin Man

This classic of detective fiction, a beacon of hard-boiled, noir-esque mystery, is both entertaining and curiously dated.  Set in the early ’30s, this series of murders surrounding a brilliant – yet possibly quite mad inventor – is really a comedy of manners disguised in an endless parade of drinks, speakeasies, shady characters and cops. 195 more words

Series | The Thin Man

Since its first installment in 1934 and in the eighty years since, The Thin Man series has stood apart from other film series and franchises. Its six films always delivered a “twist” mystery and the wonderful chemistry between stars William Powell and Myrna Loy. 2,761 more words

Myrna Loy

3 things about W.S. Van Dyke's ANOTHER THIN MAN

Another Thin Man

1. He pauses from his highball to unlatch the trunk for her.
2. A pen full of babies.
3. She suddenly transforms into a tough-talking dame.

3 other things.

Elizabeth: New Book Squee – This Time Around

I’ve been going through a reading phase lately, due in large part to the staggering size of the TBR pile that is threatening to swallow up my library.  818 more words

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