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After the Thin Man (1936) was a Comedy - Crime Film directed by W.S. Van Dyke and produced by Hunt Stromberg.

Academy Awards 1936 --- Ceremony Number 9 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best WritingFrances Goodrich, Albert HackettNominated
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After The Thin Man (1936)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Dec 30, 2018 From 4 Star Films

The reason to watch The Thin Man series was never murder. Sure, like its predecessor, this follow-up has the pretense of a mystery plot but that’s merely a trifle in comparison to the return of Nick and Nora Charles. The novelty of this picture is no longer that it once more brings crime and c... 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 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


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


After the Thin Man (1936, W.S. Van Dyke)

By Andrew Wickliffe on Dec 26, 2014 From The Stop Button

There is very little economy to After the Thin Man; instead, screenwriters Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett and director W.S. Van Dyke act with rampant abandon. The first twenty or so minutes of the film is just audience gratification–it’s a sequel to a popular film and the filmmakers... Read full article


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Quotes from

Nick Charles: Family dinner I suppose. Aunt Katherine, Uncle Willie, Cousin Emily
Nora Charles: Aunt Hattie, Cousin Lucius, Uncle Thomas. Pour me one too


Polly Byrnes: Say, is that Mrs. Landis?
Nick Charles: Yep, want to meet her?
Polly Byrnes: No thanks, I've had enough of this family.


Nora Charles: I suppose we ought to decide where we're going.
Nick Charles: Why, do you care?
Nora Charles: No, but I haven't any clothes.
Nick Charles: Well, what's the difference? Saves you the trouble of packing. And I don't need anything in the world, darling, but you... and a toothbrush.


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Facts about

The nightclub featured in the film was loosely modeled on the famous Forbidden City, a popular San Francisco night spot from the late 1930s through the 1950s.
George Zucco made his Hollywood debut in this film, after 6 years working in British features.
The second of six "Thin Man" movies starring William Powell and Myrna Loy,filmed late September-October 31 1936.
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