Although the thin man of the title was the character clyde wynant, fans of the picture and the subsequent series began to refer to the nick charles character as the thin man, and all subsequent films included the thin man in their titles. Myrna loy and william powell in the thin man movies. The thin man, american detective film, released in 1934, that was considered a paragon of the fun, sophisticated, glib dramas produced by hollywood during the great depression. After the thin man 1936, another thin man 1939, shadow of the thin man 1941, the thin man goes home 1945, and song of the thin man 1947.
Drama old time radio shows a canticle for liebowitz. The prequel to dashiell hammetts the thin man is the prequel to the original hammett masterpiece published in 1934 and the following thin man series of movies. Nick charles is a famous but retired private detective married to the wealthy and glamorous nora charles, a clever heiress. Get youtube tv best of youtube music sports gaming movies. Harvey weinstein reveals story behind newborn sons name. Webm audiovideo file, vp8vorbis, length 3 min 16 s, 480. Apr 15, 2018 watch 1934 the thin man part 1 daily tv series on dailymotion. Dashiell hammett was a crime writer who elevated the genre to true literature, and the thin man was hammetts lastand most successfulnovel. Myrna loy august 2, 1905 december 14, 1993 was an american movie, television and stage actress. This story is set in 1928 and answers the questions of who are nick and nora charles, where did they. It happened one night 1934 is one of the greatest romantic comedies in film history, and a film that has endured in popularity. Dec 15, 2017 the thin man movie summary back in the hollywoods precode era, functional alcoholism was the key to comedy gold, and the thin man lead, william powell, delivered an excellent drunk.
It became one of the defining films of the classic era in the comedy. See who they starred with and what they are working on now. Accompanied by their wirehaired fox terrier asta, the pair trade quips and comic relief as they investigate a crime that has no obvious solution. Between cocktails and the first course of a society dinner, urbane,drywitted detectives and sophisticates nick and nora charles will show the. Nick is a harddrinking, retired private detective, and nora is a wealthy heiress. However this download version is not a bit better than what i have and. T he adventures of dashiell hammetts retired private eye nick charles and his rich, beautiful and not quite as ditzy as youd think wife, nora, proved to be. The movie is the thin man 1934, based on the dashiell hammett novel of the same name and starring william powell and myrna loy in one of their many onscreen collaborations. The thin man 1934 was a comedy crime film directed by w. Following the enormous success of the thin man movie in 1934, hammett was commissioned to write stories for additional films. Like the previous films in the series, it was a hit. May 11, 2011 between cocktails and the first course of a society dinner, urbane,drywitted detectives and sophisticates nick and nora charles will show the police the hol. The thin man refers to clyde wynant, a somewhat absentminded inventor, the chief suspect in what turns out to be three murders, and someone who only actually appears in the first 15 minutes of the film, never to be seen afterwards. Myrna loy simple english wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Little house on the prairie tribute videos by me 1,7,275 views. Watch 1934 the thin man part 1 daily tv series on dailymotion. May 25, 2018 on may 25, 1934, mgm unveiled the mystery the thin man in theaters, starring william powell and myrna loy. From the silent era through hollywoods golden age, immortal ephemera especially zeroes in on the precode era and other 1930s films. When new york city private nick charles william powell married wealthy nora myrna loy, he thought he was going to trade. Probably the bestloved detective film ever made, and certainly one of the most. The film is the first in a popular series of detective films featuring william powell as the dapper detective nick charles. The thin man is a 1934 american precode comedymystery film directed by w. When holt and arlington show jane some of the modern clothes and perfumes they brought from civilization, she is impressed but not enough to return. Jan 05, 2014 the thin man was not supposed to be a hit, but it was so popular that it became the first in a series of six, yes six, thin man movies released between 1934 and 1947, all starring william powell as nick and myrna loy as nora charles. Oscarnominee william powell life with father and oscarhonoree myrna loy the best years of our lives star as a husbandandwife detective team who take on the search for a missing inventor and almost get killed for their efforts.
Rent the thin man 1934 on dvd and bluray dvd netflix. Cast and crew credits for the thin man, 1934, directed by w. Sort films by title, year of release, and year inducted into the registry by using the up and down arrows at the top of each column. Van dyke and based on the novel of the same name by dashiell hammett. Powell plays nick charles, a detective looking to leave the business once and for all, and settle down with his equally alcoholic, but extremely. Hammett never wrote a sequel but the book became the basis for a successful sixpart film series, which also began in 1934 with the thin man and starred william powell and myrna loy.
Find where to watch shadow of the thin man and many more fulllength movies from the best streaming services online. Between cocktails and the first course of a society dinner, urbane,drywitted detectives and sophisticates nick and nora charles will show the police the hol. Lux radio theater the thin man, starring william powell, myrna loy june 8, 1936. It launched a whole series of thin man films, all focused on powell and loy as the delightful nick and nora charles. Maureen osullivan and william powell in the thin man 1934 the thin man 1934. Myrna loy and william powell in the thin man movies classic screen couple nick and nora charles in a delightful movie series. Most of all, even though it was made in 1934 the film holds up beautifully and seems totally fresh. Complete national film registry listing film registry. That was the opening scene when myrna loy walked into william powell in the thin man. William powell, myrna loy, clancy cooper, chick york, john nesbitt, morris ankrum, dell henderson, paul frees, joseph schildkraut, roman bohnen, oscar oshea, will wright, keenan wynn, phillip reed. The film stars william powell and myrna loy as nick and nora charles, a leisureclass couple who enjoy copious drinking and flirtatious banter.
The thin man was one of the most popular films of 1934, inspired five sequels, and was nominated for four oscars best picture, actor, direction and screenplay. Watch 1934 the thin man part 2 daily tv series on dailymotion. Traditional university of pennsylvania toast song, lyrics by g. Between cocktails and the first course of a society dinner, urbane,drywitted detectives and sophisticates nick and nora charles will show the police the holes in their investigation, unmask a. The thin man is a 1934 american precode comedymystery b movie directed by w. The thin man stars nick charles, a retired private detective, and his wife nora, who get sucked into investigating a murder case, and have to navigate the complicated wynant family, along with cops and criminals, and bring their best to the table in order to solve the crime. Oscars best picture winners best picture winners golden globes emmys san diego comiccon new york comiccon sundance film festival toronto intl film festival awards central festival central all events. Meanwhile, the thin man star myrna loy was born near and raised in helena, montana. Aug 20, 2018 the thin man of the title in the original hammett story actually referred to the murder victim, not to nick charles.
William powell list of movies and tv shows tv guide. Van dyke, with william powell, myrna loy, maureen osullivan, at turner classic movies. Before july 1, 1934, restrictions on movie content varied widely, depending on local laws, mores and public taste. This film succeeds with its dialog and its visuals, with its humor and its intrigue, and powell and loy are at their bantering best. Harvey weinstein reveals story behind newborn sons name, dashiell. Van dyke william powell myrna loy maureen osullivan nat pendleton free movies online free tv series online watch the thin man 1934 online free the thin man 1934 putlocker the thin man 1934 full movie. However, as a standalone entity another thin man it is the most entertaining film in the series and arguably has the most depth. Read the full synopsis of the thin man, 1934, directed by w. Loy devoted herself to acting after a few minor roles in silent films. Rent the thin man 1934 starring william powell and myrna loy on dvd and bluray.
Writer of the maltese falcon, red harvest, and the thin man, hammett has an enduring reputation as the godfather of the hardboiled detective genre and one of the greatest mystery writers of all time. Van dyke screenplay by albert hackett and frances goodrich based on the novel the thin man by. The thin man 1934 author dashiell hammett drew on his experiences as a unionbusting pinkerton detective in butte, montana, in creating his detective characters. The thin man nick charles 1934 the kennel murder case philo vance 1933 lawyer man anton adam 1933 private detective 62 donald free 1933 double. The thin man of the title in the original hammett story actually referred to the murder victim, not to nick charles. The thin man 1934 is the first installment of a popular series of six films casting a sophisticated, glamorous, pleasureseeking, and urbane husbandwife detective team william powell and myrna loy as nick and nora charles. Probably the best loved detective film ever made, and certainly one of the most. The thin man not available on your favorite video service. The film stars william powell and myrna loy as nick and nora charles. A husbandandwife detective team takes on the search for a missing inventor and almost get killed for their efforts. The thin man manufactured on demand, full frame, amaray. Nick and nora charles created by dashiell hammett 18941961.
The film stars william powell and myrna loy as nick and nora charles, a leisureclass couple who enjoy copious drinking and. Madden and his crew join graffiti street artist chuck tingley who painted another sprawling work across the street at 155 chandler. Sep 15, 2018 there are a total of six movies in the thin man movies series, each with powell and loy reprising their roles. Based on the dashiell hammett novel of the same name and the first in a series of unforgettable crime and comedy classics, the thin man is full of humor and suspense.
The thin man based on a novel by dashiell hammett, this 1934 film stars william powell as harddrinking retired former detective nick charles and myrna loy as his wealthy heiress wife nora. Buy the thin man bluray manufactured on demand, full frame, amaray case, subtitled at. Some individual elements of the thin man may be stronger. Thats certainly the case in the thin man 1934, a murder mystery in which the murder and the mystery are insignificant compared to the. A canticle for leibowitz is a postapocalyptic science fiction novel by american writer walter m.
Dashiell hammetts 1934 novel the thin man is a small but dense piece of detective fiction which follows a former detective, nick charles short for the greek charalambides. Van dyke and produced by hunt stromberg the film was based on the novel of the same name and also redbook magazine short story written by dashiell hammett published in 1934 novel. Tarzan and his mate 1934 imdbtarzan and his mate 1934 box office mojotarzan and his mate 1934 movie onlinetarzan and his mate 1934 full d. I read where you were shot five times in the tabloids. The hilarious oscarnominated sequel to the classic the thin man, finds married sleuths nick and nora charles as they try to clear noras cousin of a murder charge. The thin man 1934 stream and watch online moviefone. Between cocktails and the first course of a society dinner, urbane,drywitted detectives and sophisticates nick and nora charles will show the police the holes in their investigation, unmask a brutal murderer and solve the mystery behind the disappearance of the thin man. The chemistry between william powell and myrna loy is wonderful to behold. Unable to complete with studios like paramount and mgm in star power or lavish production values, columbia under its hardnosed production chief harry cohn concentrated on wellcrafted scripts.
The thin man 1934 full movie download full hd youtube. Starring oscarnominee william powell the thin man, life with father, oscarhonoree myrna loy the thin man, the best years of our lives and oscarwinner james stewart. The thin man 1934 is a detective novel by dashiell hammett, originally published in the december 1933 issue of redbook. It was in production under the working title the thin man returns from midjuly to late august, 1939, and quickly premiered in november. Classic movies and old time movie stars rediscovered. The complete thin man collection the thin man after the thin man another thin man shadow of the thin man the thin man goes home song of the thin man alias nick and nora. Facebook twitter vimeo youtube dpl newsletters all social media. Turner classic movies presents the greatest motion pictures of all time from one of the largest film libraries in the world. She was known for her roles in the thin man, the best years of our lives, after the thin man, libeled city, and in manhattan melodrama. It is considered one of the pioneering screwball romantic comedies of its time, setting the pattern for many years afterwards along with. Im not much of a fan of any of the sequels they soon transform nora into the.1606 544 346 458 1301 1080 686 282 385 180 1242 765 1386 592 225 471 772 1391 22 762 344 1522 311 1387 832 697 1524 1156 1544 1153 244 1440 1282 537 1021 900 494 1458 816 504 204 77 983 123