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“Hey, would you mind putting that gun away? My wife doesn’t care, but I’m a very timid fellow.”

-Nick Charles (William Powell), The Thin Man (1934)


TTYA - The Thin Man (1934)

Is there really only one?


Boy this sure is a… uhh… well, a movie. Pardon me, but sometimes I think film snobs are just as conservative as the general public makes them out to be, because I see no reason why this should persist as one of the “great” classic comedies. 283 more words

Film Review


Our blogathon is already chock-full of bloggers who take New Year’s Eve seriously! Time to get spiffed up for

Click on the name of each individual blog to read their entry. 157 more words

How to Celebrate New Year's Like Nick and Nora Charles

As the new year approaches I reflect on the last twelve months and gather my hopes for those to come. Unlike most people I also think about The Thin Man, specially about… 1,938 more words

Classic Movies

The detective museum

The Museum of the detective:

Imagine a museum of the great detectives.  There is the Agatha Christie Room filled with the smell of Belgian waffles and a large mustache picture on the wall.  102 more words


TCM Spotlight: Christmas Movies (Fridays in December (except the 29th) plus Christmas Eve)

Note: Only one of these movies will air on TCM.  TCM will also air its original documentary  839 more words

Classic Hollywood

Thin Man, The

Name of character (murder victim Clyde Miller Wynant, an inventor) appearing in the 1932 “Thin Man” novel written by American writer Dashiell Hammett (1894-1961), who originated the gritty, realistic detective novels, … 92 more words

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