The Thin man

United States, 1934

Film
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Dashiell Hammett’s 1932 detective novel, “The thin man”, was a best- seller sought by every major Hollywood studio. MGM won out and the result is a crime thriller combined with high comedy. As Nick and Nora Charles, the wisecracking darlings of society, William Powell and Myrna Loy made history portraying two sophisticates who are not only married but also very much in love, also stars Cesar Romero.

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Credits

producer

Hunt Stromberg

production company

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Cosmopolitan

director

W S. Van Dyke

Duration

01:27:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1934

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

302412

Language

English

Audience classification

PG

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

Wikidata

Q1198497

TMDB-Movie

3529

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