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Man of the World (1931)

With a nifty bit of stock footage, Paramount Pictures uses France as a back drop for this star crossed lovers tale involving William Powell’s con man and the lovely Carole Lombard as the woman who just might make Powell go straight. 504 more words

Daily Take

The Ex-Mrs. Bradford (1936)

Paula Bradford (Jean Arthur) is a mystery writer and wannabe sleuth. She has come to the apartment of her ex-husband, Dr. Lawrence Bradford (William Powell), to get his opinion on her latest theory. 311 more words

Film

Friends Fail, but Friendship Wins in MANHATTAN MELODRAMA (1934)

A friend of mine took the time this week to write a series of Facebook posts spotlighting the things she is most thankful for in her life. 1,008 more words

Classic Movies

"LIFE WITH FATHER" (1947) Review

“LIFE WITH FATHER” (1947) Review

Warner Brothers is the last studio I would associate with a heartwarming family comedy set in the 19th century. At least the Warner Brothers of the 1940s. 1,143 more words

Literary

The Thin Man

The Thin Man, 1934, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Starring William Powell, Myrna Loy, Maureen O’Sullivan. Directed by W.S. Van Dyke. B&W, 93 minutes.

Nick Charles (William Powell), a retired detective with a droll wit, is a man who’s happy to now live on his wife’s fortune and, well, drink a lot. 469 more words

Classic Films

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Featured Image -- 19669Looking for an escape this weekend? Try "The Thin Man," a pre-code film with the sass and class of Nick and Nora Charles. There's a multitude of reasons this one is classic, and if you need a further break when it's over, it has five sequels...