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The Thin Man (1934) was a Comedy - Crime Film directed by W.S. Van Dyke and produced by Hunt Stromberg.

The film was based on the novel of the same name and also Redbook Magazine Short Story written by Dashiell Hammett published in 1934 (novel); year n/a (magazine).

The Thin Man was inducted into the National Film Registry in 1997.

Academy Awards 1934 --- Ceremony Number 7 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best ActorWilliam PowellNominated
Best DirectorW.S. Van DykeNominated
Best WritingFrances Goodrich, Albert HackettNominated
Best PictureMetro-Goldwyn-MayerNominated
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Shadow of the Thin Man (1941)

By Cameron on Aug 20, 2018 From The Blonde At The Film

via: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shadow_of_the_Thin_Man#/media/File:Shadow_of_the_Thin_Man.jpg  Unless otherwise noted, all images are my own. Shadow of the Thin Man (1941) is the fourth in the six-film Thin Man series. Like the previous three movies, it was directed by W. S. Van Dyke and stars Wi... Read full article


Classic Films in Focus: AFTER THE THIN MAN (1936)

By Jennifer Garlen on May 4, 2018 From Virtual Virago

After the Thin Man (1936) reunites director W.S. Van Dyke and stars William Powell and Myrna Loy for a sequel to the 1934 hit, The Thin Man, in which Nick and Nora Charles first cracked wise and drank heavily through a crime-solving adventure. We pick up right where we left off at the end of the fir... Read full article


The Thin Man (1934)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Jan 9, 2018 From 4 Star Films

“What were you doing on the night of October fifth, nineteen-hundred-and-two?” ~ William Powell as Nick Charles “I was just a gleam in my father’s eye.” ~ Myrna Loy as Nora Charles With The Thin Man, Dashiell Hammet successfully crafted several archetypes that go beyond the basic pulpy film noir sta... Read full article


The Thin Man (1934)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Jan 9, 2018 From 4 Star Films

“What were you doing on the night of October fifth, nineteen-hundred-and-two?” ~ William Powell as Nick Charles “I was just a gleam in my father’s eye.” ~ Myrna Loy as Nora Charles With The Thin Man, Dashiell Hammet successfully crafted several archetypes that go beyond the basic pulpy film noir sta... Read full article


THE BILL AND MYRNA NEW YEAR'S BLOGATHON: After the Thin Man (1936)

on Jan 2, 2018 From Caftan Woman

Phyllis Loves Classic Movies and The Flapper Dame are our hosts for The Bill and Myrna New Year's Blogathon running from January 1 - 3. Talk about starting the new year right! Click on our hostesses' blog names for the entries to the blogathon. Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett adapted Dashiell H... Read full article


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Quotes from

Nick Charles: Oh, it's all right, Joe. It's all right. It's my dog. And, uh, my wife.
Nora Charles: Well you might have mentioned me first on the billing.


Nora Charles: Nicky... Nicky, put Asta in here with me tonight.
Nick Charles: [chuckles] Oh, yeah?
[throws Asta in the other bunk]


Nora Charles: How many drinks have you had?
Nick Charles: This will make six Martinis.
Nora Charles: [to the waiter] All right. Will you bring me five more Martinis, Leo? Line them right up here.


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Facts about

In the original novel, Jorgensen was Rosewater. For some reason, this was later changed or filmed and cut to get the movie the Hays seal.
Skippy, who played Asta the dog, bit Myrna Loy during filming.
Lux Radio Theatre version starring Myrna Loy, William Powell, Porter Hall aired June 8, 1936.
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