The Thin Man (film)

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The Thin Man is a 1934 American pre-Code comedy-mystery film directed by W.wikipedia
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William Powell

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The film stars William Powell and Myrna Loy as Nick and Nora Charles, a leisure-class couple who enjoy copious drinking and flirtatious banter.
A major star at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, he was paired with Myrna Loy in 14 films, including the Thin Man series based on the Nick and Nora Charles characters created by Dashiell Hammett.

Myrna Loy

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The film stars William Powell and Myrna Loy as Nick and Nora Charles, a leisure-class couple who enjoy copious drinking and flirtatious banter.
She was originally typecast in exotic roles, often as a vamp or a woman of Asian descent, but her career prospects improved greatly following her portrayal of Nora Charles in The Thin Man (1934).

Skippy (dog)

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Their wire-haired fox terrier Asta is played by canine actor Skippy.
Skippy is best known for the role of the pet dog "Asta" in the 1934 detective comedy The Thin Man, starring William Powell and Myrna Loy.

Edward Ellis (actor)

Edward Ellis
There, Nick is pressed back into service by Dorothy Wynant (Maureen O'Sullivan), a young woman whose father, Clyde (Edward Ellis), was an old client of Nick's.
He is best known for playing the title role in The Thin Man, as well as in A Man to Remember.

The Thin Man

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The Thin Man is a 1934 American pre-Code comedy-mystery film directed by W. S. Van Dyke and based on the novel of the same name by Dashiell Hammett.
Hammett never wrote a sequel but the book became the basis for a successful six-part film series, which also began in 1934 with The Thin Man and starred William Powell and Myrna Loy.

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Their wire-haired fox terrier Asta is played by canine actor Skippy.
Although it is said Queen Victoria owned one, and her son and heir, King Edward VII, did own a wire fox terrier named Caesar, the breed was not popular as a family pet until the 1930s, when The Thin Man series of feature films was created.

Nick and Nora Charles

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The film stars William Powell and Myrna Loy as Nick and Nora Charles, a leisure-class couple who enjoy copious drinking and flirtatious banter.
The film adaptation of The Thin Man was a resounding success.

Academy Award for Best Picture

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In 1934, the film was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture.

Another Thin Man

*Nat Pendleton reprised the role of Lt. Guild in 1939's Another Thin Man.
It is the third of six in the Thin Man series.

Maureen O'Sullivan

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There, Nick is pressed back into service by Dorothy Wynant (Maureen O'Sullivan), a young woman whose father, Clyde (Edward Ellis), was an old client of Nick's.
She was featured with William Powell and Myrna Loy in The Thin Man (1934) and played Kitty in Anna Karenina (1935) with Greta Garbo, Fredric March, and Basil Rathbone.

Porter Hall

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Nick finally reveals the identity of the killer as Wynant's attorney MacCauley (Porter Hall).
He was probably best remembered for five roles: a senator in Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, an atheist in Going My Way, the nervous, ill-tempered Granville Sawyer, who administers a psychological test to Kris Kringle in Miracle on 34th Street, a train passenger who encounters a man (Fred MacMurray) who has just committed a murder in Double Indemnity, and the title character's lawyer (Herbert MacCaulay) in The Thin Man.

Harold Huber

An early noteworthy role was as the stool-pigeon Nunnheim in The Thin Man (1934).

W. S. Van Dyke

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The Thin Man is a 1934 American pre-Code comedy-mystery film directed by W. S. Van Dyke and based on the novel of the same name by Dashiell Hammett.
Woodbridge Strong "W. S." Van Dyke II (Woody) (March 21, 1889 – February 5, 1943) was an American film director and writer who made several successful early sound films, including Tarzan the Ape Man in 1932, The Thin Man in 1934, San Francisco in 1936, and six popular musicals with Nelson Eddy and Jeanette MacDonald.

Edward Brophy

He played the main character's loyal manager in The Champ (1931), a Rollo Brother circus proprietor, with Matt McHugh in the movie Freaks (1932 film) (1932), Joe Morelli from The Thin Man (1934) and Nick Charles' friend Brogan from The Thin Man Goes Home (1944).

Cesar Romero

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In The Thin Man (1934), Romero played a villainous supporting role opposite the film's main star William Powell.

Albert Hackett

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The film's screenplay was written by Albert Hackett and Frances Goodrich, a married couple.
Among their earliest assignments was writing the screenplay for The Thin Man (1934).

Frances Goodrich

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The film's screenplay was written by Albert Hackett and Frances Goodrich, a married couple.
Among their earliest assignments was writing the screenplay for The Thin Man (1934).

The Thin Man Goes Home

It is the fifth of the six Thin Man films starring William Powell and Myrna Loy as Dashiell Hammett's dapper ex-private detective Nick Charles and his wife Nora.

The Awful Truth

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Skippy was subsequently cast in two screwball comedy classics, The Awful Truth (1937) and Bringing Up Baby (1938).
Skippy, better known to the public as "Asta" in the Thin Man film series, was cast at the end of June.

Mystery film

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The Thin Man is a 1934 American pre-Code comedy-mystery film directed by W. S. Van Dyke and based on the novel of the same name by Dashiell Hammett.

Natalie Moorhead

It starts out as a missing person case, but when Julia Wolf (Natalie Moorhead), Clyde's former secretary and love interest, is found dead, evidence points to Clyde as the prime suspect.

Song of the Thin Man

The sixth and final film in the Thin Man series, it stars William Powell and Myrna Loy as Nick and Nora Charles, characters created by Dashiell Hammett.

After the Thin Man

A sequel to the film The Thin Man, the film presents Powell and Loy as Dashiell Hammett's characters Nick and Nora Charles.