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Daily Comedy 5.21.15

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” And to a great American,
Frank Thurlowe Pulver…soldier, statesman, scientist.”

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The Thin Man Goes Home (1945)

As the title so subtly substantiates, this time around the story has Nick and Nora visit the ancestral Charles family home to have a quiet holiday away from all the crime (solving) and murder. 582 more words

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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


Alice Brady deserved Gale Sondergaard’s Best Supporting Actress 1936 award…

Gale Sondergaard deserved Alice Brady’s Best Supporting Actress 1937 award…

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The Kennel Murder Case (1933) - A Little Mystery in the Morning

The Kennel Murder Case (1933)


Starring: William Powell, Mary Astor
Director: Michael Curtiz
Screenplay: Robert N. Lee and Peter Milne, based on a novel by S.S. 243 more words


Shadow of the Thin Man (1941)

Been awhile since I last caught up with Nick and Nora, and it’s nice to see that little has changed. This time the plot involves solving a rather bizarre case of a shower room jockey murder (I did quite like how absurd the answer to the murder was) at the race track that then leads to, I kid you not, the seedy underbelly of a (wrestling) gambling syndicate and a subsequent murder. 232 more words

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Record Review: The O'Jays - Backstabbers

So this month’s Record Review is an oldie, but I’d be damned if I didn’t say it wasn’t a goodie. The O’jays are one of those groups where people love their songs, but they have no idea who the artists are. 528 more words