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One year, one film: 1934 - The Thin Man

One year, one film: 1934

The film:
The Thin Man, dir. W. S. Van Dyke
starring Myrna Loy and William Powell

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Classic Film

Cummings and Goings

SEVEN SINNERS is a title which kept getting trotted out — the one Lewis Milestone made in 1925, long thought lost, has just been rediscovered, which is cause for rejoicing. 425 more words


The Thin Man By: Dashiell Hammett

The Thin Man By: Dashiell Hammett


Nick and Nora Charles are Hammett’s most enchanting creations, a rich, glamorous couple who solve homicides in between wisecracks and martinis. 268 more words

Book Reviews

Fashion Month! 'The Thin Man' (1934)

The 1930s in American film was the height of the Screwball Comedy; a special kind of sub-genre that exists in a very small space of time during the 1930s and to an extent, the early 1940s. 561 more words

Classic Hollywood

Classic Television Thursday #032 - Mr. and Mrs. North (1952-1954)

Husband and wife detective teams have long been a staple of the genre, and while Nick and Nora Charles of The Thin Man fame are perhaps the most well known example, they are far from the only couple to show up on the small screen to solve cases together. 187 more words


The Tall, Thin Man

I started school yesterday.

The teacher gave me my first book, in English, to take home. I sat on the stairs in the middle of the house looking at it. 205 more words