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Shadow of the Thin Man (1941) was a Comedy - Romance Film directed by W.S. Van Dyke and produced by Hunt Stromberg.

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Shadow of the Thin Man (1941, W.S. Van Dyke)

By Andrew Wickliffe on Dec 28, 2014 From The Stop Button

Shadow of the Thin Man has a healthy mix of comedy and mystery. The resolution to mystery is a little lacking at the end, but the film moves so smoothly until then it’s easily forgivable. And there is one amusing final twist (along with a good final joke). Most of the comedy comes from William... Read full article

Shadow of the Thin Man

By RBuccicone on Nov 28, 2012 From MacGuffin Movies

Shadow of the Thin Man (1941) The sleuthing team of Nick and Nora Charles were bound to find themselves in the midst of a gambling racket at some point in their on-screen careers. As movie history teaches us, gambling and bookies only lead to murder and further crimes, and in Shadow of the Thin Man ... Read full article

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Lieutenant Abrams: You know that jockey Golez, the one who was caught throwing the fourth race yesterday? He was shot.
Nora Charles: My, they're strict at this track!

Nick Charles: Nicky, something tells me that something important is happening somewhere and I think we should be there.
[cut to Nora with a cocktail shaker]

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Debut of Barry Nelson, also feature debut of Ava Gardner, briefly seen walking by Nick's car.
Debut of Sid Melton.
The eleventh of fourteen films pairing William Powell and Myrna Loy.
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