The Thin Man

The Thin Man

DVD - 2002
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Crime/comedy thriller featuring Nick Charles, private eye, and his wife Nora. The plot unfolds at Christmas when an eccentric inventor disappears after threatening his mistress with a lawsuit for embezzlement.
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Turner Entertainment : Warner Home Video, 2002
Edition: Standard version
ISBN: 9781419813252
Branch Call Number: DVD F Thi


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NWPL Feb 09, 2017

A different kind of detective movie - comedy and drama. The banter between the two actors is golden and the chemistry so great there are 4 more sequel.

Aug 06, 2014

Congratulations to all those who worked on producing the "Thin Man" movies series. It has been 80 years since you first went on the big screen. You were a runaway hit and have been enjoyed by millions. I have watched all the films with amusement and wonder. William Powell had the role of a lifetime. So did his on screen wife Myrna Loy. They were Nick and Nora Charles with their dog Astor. I swear their were many who came just to see the dog. He seemed so intelligent and the basis of so many jokes. Thought these were murder mysteries, 90 per cent of what went on before the last 10 minutes seemed to be for laughs. You can only guess the true murderer if you pick the most unlikely person in the room at the end of the movie. That still made it hard, because the room was stacked with least likely suspects. So for 8 generations I say thank you to the families of all those who parents worked hard on these films. We won't forget Nick, Nora and Astor. They will continue on for generations to come. If you haven't watched the Charles in action, you will probably find them great company. Thanks for reading the above. As always, I would love to hear your reaction to the movie.
P.S. I do feel that the "Thin Man" which was the first in the series, is by far the best.

Oct 16, 2011

I've heard about this series for years, and finally saw it. Now I know why it's held up since 1934. It's a murder mystery solved by an alcoholic detective. The things they used let people do on screen! really...there are some pretty funny things in this movie. Nick, the son of a Greek immigrant, is a famous detective; he's married a wealthy woman, and retires. He's constantly drinking, partying, and stumbling about, and he falls right into another case--he can't resist. He gets the job done. And her outfits?! Can't wait to see the next one.

May 21, 2011

Black and White Movie of yester years.

William Powell
Myrna Loy

Nick and Nora Charles, bantering in the boudoir, matching highball for highball and clue for clue, combine screwball romance with mystery.

The movie nabbed 4 Academy Award nominations.

It spawned 5 sequels.

Worth Watching.

Jul 29, 2010

Sheer delight! Full of snappy quips the two stars of this picture provide a wonderful portrait of two people in love and involved in solving a crime that lands in their lap. Perky Nora is the perfect foil to her Nicky who knows all the "nice people". Best line for me is "what did you get me for Christmas, Nicky? Will I like it?" "I certainly hope so dear, the man at the aquarium won't take them back."

Nov 25, 2009

In this era of high-tech effects, it's nice to rely on a classic B/W drama that relies on acting to entertain you.


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