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The thin man [videorecording] by Dashiell…

The thin man [videorecording] (original 1934; edition 2001)

by Dashiell Hammett (Director)

Series: Thin Man (1)

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Title:The thin man [videorecording]
Authors:Dashiell Hammett
Info:Burbank, CA: Warner Home Video, 2001. 1 videocassette (89 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in.
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The Thin Man [1934 film] by W. S. Van Dyke (Director) (1934)



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Delightful. I loved the book, and Powell and Loy are just as perfect as Nick and Nora as everyone says they are. There is a frustrating lot of movie in which they're not around, though.

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Pacing: B
Cinematography: C
Special effects/design: B
Acting: B
Music: B

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Van Dyke, W. S.Directorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Goodrich, FrancesScreenwritermain authorall editionsconfirmed
Hackett, AlbertScreenwritermain authorall editionsconfirmed
Loy, Myrnasecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
O'Sullivan, Maureensecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Powell, Williamsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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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.

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